The average salary for a Benefits Administrator with 401k Plan Administration skills is $55,503 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$42,665 - $76,633
$43K
$56K
$77K
MEDIAN: $55,503
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$15.89 - $25.87
$16
$19
$26
MEDIAN: $19.08
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$42,665 - $76,633  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,040  
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
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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$37,007 - $76,449  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 96
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$15.89 - $25.87  
   
Overtime
$10.28 - $41.44  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,040  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
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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$37,007 - $76,449  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 31

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Pay by Experience Level for Benefits Administrator

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

Key Stats for Benefits Administrator

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 votes.
032
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Benefits Administrator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 12%

Experienced
up arrow 5%

National Average
$53,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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