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Analyst, Compensation & Benefits Salary

Compensation & Benefits Analysts in the United States take home an average $56K per year. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Compensation & Benefits Analysts making up 75 percent. Job satisfaction for Compensation & Benefits Analysts is high. Medical and dental benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn vision coverage. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$42,706 - $72,518
(Median)
$43K
$56K
$73K
MEDIAN: $55,773
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90%

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$16.68 - $34.64
(Median)
$17
$20
$35
MEDIAN: $20
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$42,706 - $72,518  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,896  
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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$40,940 - $74,339  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 84
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$16.68 - $34.64  
   
Overtime
$27.77 - $38.39  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,896  
   
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).
)
$40,940 - $74,339  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 15

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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


Typical Compensation & Benefits Analysts report a focused set of job skills. Those who have experience with Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Word can expect to be compensated well for these skills. It is often found that people who know Microsoft Excel are 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.


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. Compensation & Benefits Analysts in the early stages of their careers take home approximately $53K on average. The average for people in the five-to-10 year group is only a little larger at $57K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $63K in this role. In the end, the overall pattern seems to be that more experience generally corresponds to higher pay; a Compensation & Benefits Analyst with more than 20 years of experience can earn $68K on average.

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Experience Affects Analyst, Compensation & Benefits Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 24%

Experienced
up arrow 13%


National Average
$55,000


Skills That Affect Analyst, Compensation & Benefits Salaries

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Word
0%

National Average
$55,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 74% employee benefits None: 12%