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Compensation Manager


Bungie is seeking an experienced Compensation Manager to support the ongoing compensation efforts of the Bungie People Team and be a driving force in the analysis and innovation of the studio's ever-evolving compensation portfolio.  The Compensation Manager is a key member of Bungie’s People Team and will represent a crucial pillar of empowerment for the diverse creative minds and technical talent united in the mission to create industry- and genre-defining entertainment.  This role is embedded within an energetic, results-oriented, highly collaborative environment and will have the opportunity to help define the direction of new compensation programs while leveraging analytics to identify current trends and maximize the success of Bungie’s ongoing strategies. The Compensation Manager will also operate as a compensation consultant for the studio, engaging with team members at all levels to gather information that further influences the effectiveness of the Bungie’s broader compensation goals.  The ideal candidate will have demonstrated compensation management experience and should be a creative, enthusiastic self-starter – someone who is eager to receive feedback, can adapt quickly to changing factors, and can craft a bold vision of effective compensation tools that attract, retain, and consistently incentivize world-class talent. 

This role reports directly to the Compensation and Benefits Senior Manager.

This position is available for full-time remote work in CA, FL, IL, NC, TX, UT, TN, CO, GA, MA, MN, NJ, NY, OR, VA and WA.


  • Monitor the effectiveness of existing compensation policies, guidelines, and procedures
  • Oversee program adjustments that are cost-effective, consistent with market trends and company objectives, and designed to attract, retain, and incentivize employees
  • Ensure company compliance with federal and state laws governing compensation practices
  • Create, maintain, and implement pay structures for the studio
  • Participate in compensation surveys and collaborate with HR business partners and department heads to create compensation reviews
  • Partner with key stakeholders to prepare required documentation and employee communications
  • Proactively assess compensation policies and practices to address identified issues and areas for improvement within Bungie
  • Utilize compensation policies and practices to interpret situations and advise management and employees as needed
  • Communicate and coordinate compensation changes, promotions, transfers, and various data changes through established systems and workflows to ensure stakeholders receive the appropriate information
  • Maintain working knowledge of legislation that may affect compensation policies and practices


  • Experience in compensation in a high-paced environment, preferably within high-tech environment
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent demonstrated work experience
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to communicate data-driven recommendations
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills are required, with an emphasis toward excellence in customer service
  • Experience working in MS Office and a variety of HR information systems, including the ability to create pivot tables, vlookups, charts, and graphs, partnered with analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Dynamic personality that will build relationships and trust at all levels. Must have good judgment and a self-starter attitude, including a strong work ethic and self-direction to drive tasks to completion with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Demonstrated capability to improve and scale processes. A systems thinker who can effectively diagnose the root cause and affect large-scale change
  • Demonstrated capability of handling sensitive information and maintaining confidentiality 
So you don't meet every requirement listed in this job description? Do you think your experience level is not where it needs to be? Studies show that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they believe they meet every single qualification. Bungie is focused on building a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplace. If you're interested in this position but your past experience doesn't line up perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we want you to apply anyway. The right role for you may be right around the corner!
Most Bungie full-time employees will adopt a digital first approach allowing remote work in Bungie approved locations (outside of positions identified as 100% onsite in Bellevue/Seattle, or individuals preferring a hybrid/flex environment). Prospective full-time employees located outside of CA, CO, DC, FL, GA, IL, MA, MD, MN, NC, NJ, NY, OR, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, or WI will need to establish residency in one of the states we are compliant in within 45 days of a start date. Contractors will follow a digital first approach adhering to the location guidelines agreed upon by our third-party employer/vendor and Bungie. Bungie’s remote policy is subject to change at the company’s discretion. 
Location: Hybrid / Bungie-Approved Remote Locations
Date found: 2022-11-03

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