Benefits Analyst with Benefits Administration Skills Salary

An average Benefits Analyst with Benefits Administration skills can expect to take home roughly $57K per year. Total cash compensation to Benefits Analysts with Benefits Administration skills approaches anywhere from $40K on the lower end to $74K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $6K from bonuses and upwards of $12K from profit sharing. Geographic location and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Among folks in this role, job satisfaction levels approximately match the national average. The vast majority of Benefits Analysts with Benefits Administration skills (83 percent) who responded to the survey are women. Almost all get medical and dental insurance, and a large number get vision plans, too. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$41,115 - $72,643
$41K
$57K
$73K
MEDIAN: $56,852
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$16.53 - $28.81
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MEDIAN: $24.23
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$41,115 - $72,643  
   
Bonus
$496.65 - $6,239  
Profit Sharing
$300.00 - $12,000  
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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$40,258 - $74,244  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 256
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$16.53 - $28.81  
   
Overtime
$25.66 - $41.24  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$496.65 - $6,239  
   
Profit Sharing
$300.00 - $12,000  
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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$40,258 - $74,244  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 46
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Pay by Experience Level for Benefits Analyst

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


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $52K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $60K. Benefits Analysts with Benefits Administration skills see a median salary of $62K after reaching one to two decades on the job. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $64K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $56,602

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Benefits Analysts with Benefits Administration skills will find that Minneapolis offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 20 percent. Benefits Analysts with Benefits Administration skills will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+10 percent), Atlanta (+6 percent), Philadelphia (+5 percent), and Houston (+3 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Dallas, 19 percent below the national average. Denver and San Diego are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 15 percent lower and 13 percent lower, respectively.

Key Stats for Benefits Analyst

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 62 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Benefits Analyst Salaries

Late-Career
▲12%

Experienced
▲10%

Mid-Career
▲5%

National Average
$57,000

▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 62 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 89%
vision benefits
Vision: 84%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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