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To enhance the expertise of its members. CBA meets the needs of its members by providing a forum for compensation and benefits education, knowledge, information, training, fraternity, and personal development.


The Compensation and Benefits Association of San Diego (CBASD) was founded in 1986 based on the needs expressed by local compensation and benefits professionals.

The organization continues to expand and develop its membership. These members represent a wealth of experience from a wide variety of organizations and industries.  The CBA offers two Corporate Membership options.  The Board of Directors encourages members to invite Benefits, Compensation and other Human Resources colleagues to come to an event.


The Compensation and Benefits Association of San Diego is the only local professional organization which champions compensation and benefits professionals.  The Board of Directors strives to:  

  • Design substantive programs and special events which provide a forum for members to hear speakers and present innovative programs on current issues
  • Provide opportunities for technical specialists in compensation and benefits to exchange views, ideas, and information (as a member you have exclusive access to Discussion Forums on
  • Allow opportunities for Continuing Education (CE) credit and professional certification
  • Provide opportunities for human resources generalists to meet and exchange information with each other as well as with compensation and benefits technical specialists
  • Interact with other professional associations to promote the human resource profession
  • Provide effective communication materials on topics of interest and Association activities
  • Provide exclusive benefits and discounted services to Association members

Programs/Special Events

As a proud WorldatWork Local Network member, CBA of San Diego is able to offer local practitioners networking advantages along with educational and association fundraising opportunities.  Special discount pricing opportunities are available for WorldatWork hosted products.  

About WorldatWork®
The Total Rewards Association

WorldatWork ( is a global human resources association focused on compensation, benefits, work-life and integrated total rewards to attract, motivate and retain a talented workforce. Founded in 1955, WorldatWork provides a network of more than 30,000 members and professionals in 75 countries with training, certification, research, conferences and community. It has offices in Scottsdale, Arizona, and Washington, D.C.

CBA sponsors the following WorldatWork professional certification courses:

  • Certified Compensation Professional® | CCP®
  • Global Remuneration Professional | GRP®
  • Advanced Certified Compensation Professional | ACCP
  • Certified Executive Compensation Professional | CECP®
  • Certified Sales Compensation Professional | CSCP®
  • Certified Benefits Professionals® | CBP


Board of Directors comprised of four elected officers and up to ten appointed directors governs CBA.

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San Diego, CA 92150
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