Analyst, Compensation & Benefits Salary

Compensation & Benefits Analysts in the United States can expect wages of $58K annually on average. Most Compensation & Benefits Analysts survey respondents are women (78 percent). Though the majority of Compensation & Benefits Analysts do not report high levels of job satisfaction, most are moderately content with their role. Medical and dental benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn vision coverage. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$43,233 - $73,201
(Median)
$43K
$58K
$73K
MEDIAN: $57,570
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$17.32 - $36.00
(Median)
$17
$22
$36
MEDIAN: $22.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$43,233 - $73,201  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,596  
Profit Sharing
$800  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$41,466 - $77,168  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 105
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$17.32 - $36.00  
   
Overtime
$35.83  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,596  
   
Profit Sharing
$800  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$41,466 - $77,168  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 14
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Job Description for Analyst, Compensation & Benefits

  • Price new jobs utilizing salary surveys or slotting.
  • Write job descriptions and maintain database of all job descriptions.
  • Participate in salary surveys, and analyze data from survey sources to determine competitiveness.
  • Examine and evaluate employee compensation and benefit programs.
  • Assist in researching and developing policies regarding health insurance, retirement, pension plans and paid time off.

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Popular Skills for Analyst, Compensation & Benefits


Compensation & Benefits Analysts who responded to the survey report just a handful of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Benefits & Compensation, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Word are correlated to pay that is above average. Those proficient in Microsoft Excel are, more often than not, also skilled in Microsoft Office.

Pay by Experience Level for Analyst, Compensation & Benefits

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $55K, and those with five to 10 years' experience report a lower median of $55K. For Compensation & Benefits Analysts, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $64K. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $68K on average.

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Experience Affects Analyst, Compensation & Benefits Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$57,000



Skills That Affect Analyst, Compensation & Benefits Salaries

Benefits & Compensation
up arrow 12%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
0%

National Average
$57,000

Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
medical benefits
Vision: 80%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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