Analyst, Compensation & Benefits Salary

Compensation & Benefits Analysts in the United States pull down an average of $56K annually. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Most have medical and dental plans, and a strong majority have vision insurance. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Compensation & Benefits Analysts making up 77 percent. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$41,819 - $72,117
(Median)
$42K
$56K
$72K
MEDIAN: $55,662
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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
$41,819 - $72,117  
   
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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$40,660 - $74,253  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 86
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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$40,660 - $74,253  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 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


Compensation & Benefits Analysts note just a narrow range of job skills. Those who have experience with Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Word can expect to be compensated well for these skills. For most people, competency in Microsoft Excel indicates knowledge of Microsoft Office.

Pay by Experience Level for Analyst, Compensation & Benefits

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


People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $54K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $54K. For Compensation & Benefits Analysts, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $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
$56,000



Experienced
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Skills That Affect Analyst, Compensation & Benefits Salaries

Microsoft Excel
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Microsoft Office
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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
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

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