Analyst, Compensation & Benefits Salary

Compensation & Benefits Analysts in the United States take home an average $65K annually. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Compensation & Benefits Analysts making up 73 percent. Most receive medical and dental insurance and a strong majority get vision plans. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$50,852 - $85,497
$51K
$65K
$85K
MEDIAN: $65,422
10%
50%
90%

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$19.33 - $29.02
$27
MEDIAN: $27.43
50%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$50,852 - $85,497  
   
Bonus
$817 - $13,209  
Profit Sharing
$4,000  
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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$51,043 - $88,692  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 100
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$27.43  
   
Overtime
$37.07  
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
$817 - $13,209  
   
Profit Sharing
$4,000  
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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$51,043 - $88,692  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6

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Job Description for Analyst, Compensation & Benefits

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

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Popular Skills for Analyst, Compensation & Benefits


Compensation & Benefits Analysts report using a pretty varied skill set on the job. Most notably, skills in Benefits & Compensation, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Benefits Administration are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Microsoft Word. Most people who know Microsoft Excel also know Microsoft Office.

Pay by Experience Level for Analyst, Compensation & Benefits

Pay by Experience for an Analyst, Compensation & Benefits has a positive trend. An entry-level Analyst, Compensation & Benefits with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 62 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Analyst, Compensation & Benefits with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 38 salaries. An experienced Analyst, Compensation & Benefits which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $79,000 based on 19 salaries. An Analyst, Compensation & Benefits with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 7 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $66,974

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Falling short of the national average by 19 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Chicago.

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Key Stats for Analyst, Compensation & Benefits

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
2%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Analyst, Compensation & Benefits Salaries

▲19%

▲3%

Late-Career
▲2%

National Average
$67,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Analyst, Compensation & Benefits Salaries



National Average
$67,000


Benefits Administration
▼3%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 78%
no benefits
None: 11%
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