Analyst, Compensation & Benefits Salary

The average Compensation & Benefits Analyst in the United States earns approximately $56K annually. Medical and dental coverage is claimed by most, and a strong majority earn vision coverage. Most Compensation & Benefits Analysts like their work and job satisfaction is high. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Compensation & Benefits Analysts making up 78 percent. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$41,915 - $72,056

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$17.27 - $36.84

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$41,915 - $72,056  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,956  
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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$40,737 - $74,048  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 88
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$17.27 - $36.84  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,956  
   
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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$40,737 - $74,048  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 13
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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


Survey takers who work as Compensation & Benefits Analysts report a focused set of job skills. Those who have experience with Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Word can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Most people experienced in Microsoft Excel also know Microsoft Office.

Pay by Experience Level for Analyst, Compensation & Benefits

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


The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $54K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $54K on average. Compensation & Benefits Analysts claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $50K. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $68K.

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Experience Affects Analyst, Compensation & Benefits Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 23%

National Average
$56,000



Experienced
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Skills That Affect Analyst, Compensation & Benefits Salaries

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

National Average
$56,000

Microsoft Word
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 87%
vision benefits Vision: 77% employee benefits None: 11%
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