Analyst, Compensation & Benefits Salary

Earnings for Compensation & Benefits Analysts in the United States come in at around $56K per year on average. A large number have medical and dental plans, and a fair number have vision insurance. Female Compensation & Benefits Analysts make up most of the survey respondents at 77 percent. Most Compensation & Benefits Analysts like their work and job satisfaction is high. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$41,772 - $72,184
(Median)
$42K
$56K
$72K
MEDIAN: $55,851
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$17.27 - $36.84
(Median)
$17
$21
$37
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$41,772 - $72,184  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,980  
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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$40,621 - $74,360  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 85
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 - $6,980  
   
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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$40,621 - $74,360  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 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


Compensation & Benefits Analysts who responded to the survey indicated only a few skills that they use on the job. Those who have experience with Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Word can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Most people skilled in Microsoft Excel are similarly competent in Microsoft Office.

Pay by Experience Level for Analyst, Compensation & Benefits

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


Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $54K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $54K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $50K. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $68K.

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Experience Affects Analyst, Compensation & Benefits Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 23%

National Average
$55,000



Experienced
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect Analyst, Compensation & Benefits Salaries

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

National Average
$55,000

Microsoft Word
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Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
30%
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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