Compensation & Benefits Analysts in the United States can expect to earn an average of $65K per year. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical and dental benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn vision coverage. Job satisfaction for Compensation & Benefits Analysts is high. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Compensation & Benefits Analysts making up 71 percent. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$49,911 - $82,193
(Median)
$50K
$65K
$82K
MEDIAN: $64,616
10%
50%
90%

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$20.01 - $34.21
(Median)
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$31
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MEDIAN: $30
50%

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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$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$49,911 - $82,193  
   
Bonus
$30.00 - $13,313  
Profit Sharing
$6,100  
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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$49,522 - $83,351  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 84
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$30.71  
   
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.
)
$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$30.00 - $13,313  
   
Profit Sharing
$6,100  
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).
)
$49,522 - $83,351  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 8
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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 usually report a few specific skills. Most notably, skills in Benefits & Compensation, Microsoft Office, Benefits Administration, and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average. The majority of those who know 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.


Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $60K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $68K on average. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $80K. Compensation & Benefits Analysts who claim more than two decades of experience actually make somewhat smaller average paychecks of $68K.

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Experience Affects Analyst, Compensation & Benefits Salaries



Late-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$66,000


Skills That Affect Analyst, Compensation & Benefits Salaries


Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

Benefits Administration
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Word
0%

National Average
$66,000

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 91%
medical benefits
Vision: 85%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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