Mid-Career Benefits Administrator Salary

Earnings for Mid-Career Benefits Administrators come in at around $53K per year on average. A large number claim medical and dental insurance and a fair number get vision coverage. For the most part, Mid-Career Benefits Administrators enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The vast majority of Mid-Career Benefits Administrators (87 percent) who participated in the survey are women. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$39,123 - $68,989
$39K
$53K
$69K
MEDIAN: $53,086
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$15.63 - $25.92
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$20
$26
MEDIAN: $19.75
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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$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$39,123 - $68,989  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,638  
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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$35,912 - $68,332  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 244
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$15.63 - $25.92  
   
Overtime
$23.18 - $37.85  
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.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,638  
   
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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$35,912 - $68,332  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 93

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $50,434

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For Mid-Career Benefits Administrators, busy New York offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 29 percent above the national average. In Atlanta, salaries are 14 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market. Pittsburgh and Houston are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 6 percent lower and 1 percent lower, respectively.

Key Stats for Benefits Administrator

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 52 votes.
5-9 years
74%
10-19 years
26%
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Skills That Affect Benefits Administrator Salaries

Benefits & Compensation
▲5%

401k Plan Administration
▲5%

Payroll Administration
▲3%

Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
▲2%

Leave of Absence Administration
▼0%

National Average
$50,000

Benefits Administration
▼3%

Human Resources
▼5%

Microsoft Excel
▼8%

Customer Service
▼9%

Microsoft Office
▼10%

Microsoft Word
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 52 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
no benefits
None: 13%
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