Entry-Level Benefits Analyst Salary

For Entry-Level Benefits Analysts, yearly average wages total $50K annually. Total incomes of Entry-Level Benefits Analysts incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $5K from bonuses and close to $10K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $37K and $66K. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Most report receiving medical and dental coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect vision insurance. Female Entry-Level Benefits Analysts are more common than men among those who completed the survey; more than half (66 percent) are women. Most people on this career path report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$38,433 - $66,150
$38K
$50K
$66K
MEDIAN: $50,383
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50%
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$14.72 - $27.00
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$20
$27
MEDIAN: $20.36
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$38,433 - $66,150  
   
Bonus
$400.00 - $5,139  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,933  
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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$36,931 - $65,908  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 279
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.72 - $27.00  
   
Overtime
$21.14 - $40.93  
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$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$400.00 - $5,139  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,933  
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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$36,931 - $65,908  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 51

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Employees at Towers Watson take home the smallest paychecks, and $43K is the median salary. Furthermore, range in pay is narrow, with salaries starting at $36K and quickly nearing the top at only $48K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $50,366

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For Entry-Level Benefits Analysts, San Francisco provides a pay rate that is 15 percent greater than the national average. Entry-Level Benefits Analysts can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+14 percent), Atlanta (+10 percent), San Diego (+4 percent), and Boston (+2 percent). Entry-Level Benefits Analysts in Pittsburgh make 23 percent less than the national average, proving that location is a major factor in pay. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Philadelphia and Milwaukee (19 percent lower and 16 percent lower, respectively).

Benefits Analyst Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Benefits Analyst in La Porte:
"Implement and integrate systems. Manager 5300 benefits."
Work hard and always be there for the employees.

Key Stats for Benefits Analyst

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 47 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
76%
5-9 years
11%
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Skills That Affect Benefits Analyst Salaries


Microsoft Word
▲3%


Benefits & Compensation
▲2%

Microsoft Office
▲1%

Financial Analysis
▲1%

Microsoft Excel
▼0%

National Average
$50,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 47 votes.

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 77%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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