Median pay for Mid-Career Benefits Administrators lies in the neighborhood of $51K annually. Most Mid-Career Benefits Administrators report high levels of job satisfaction. Most receive medical and dental insurance and a strong majority get vision plans. Women make up the vast majority of Mid-Career Benefits Administrators (89 percent) who answered the questionnaire. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$39,273 - $69,027
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$51K
$69K
MEDIAN: $51,108
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$15.98 - $25.58
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MEDIAN: $19.68
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$39,273 - $69,027  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,362  
Profit Sharing
$1,300  
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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$36,504 - $67,820  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 253
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$15.98 - $25.58  
   
Overtime
$22.75 - $37.58  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,362  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,300  
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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$36,504 - $67,820  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 86

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $49,396

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For those looking to make money, Mid-Career Benefits Administrators in New York enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 32 percent above the national average. Mid-Career Benefits Administrators will also find cushy salaries in Seattle (+3 percent) and Cincinnati (+1 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 12 percent south of the national average, can be found in Atlanta.

Key Stats for Benefits Administrator

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 51 votes.
073
5-9 years
74%
10-19 years
26%
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Skills That Affect Benefits Administrator Salaries

Benefits & Compensation
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401k Plan Administration
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Payroll Administration
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Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
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Leave of Absence Administration
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National Average
$49,000

Benefits Administration
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Human Resources
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Microsoft Excel
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Microsoft Office
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Customer Service
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Microsoft Word
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 51 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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