Benefits Assistant Salary

A Benefits Assistant earns an average wage of $16.28 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$25,842 - $50,650
(Median)
$26K
$39K
$51K
MEDIAN: $38,996
10%
50%
90%

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$12.76 - $20.86
(Median)
$13
$16
$21
MEDIAN: $16.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$25,842 - $50,650  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,027  
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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$26,356 - $48,682  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 67
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.76 - $20.86  
   
Overtime
$20.10 - $32.40  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,027  
   
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).
)
$26,356 - $48,682  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 81
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Job Description for Benefits Assistant

  • Maintain electronic or manual employee benefits records for active and retired employees.
  • Notify parties about COBRA benefits when necessary.
  • Answer employee questions about benefits.

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Pay by Experience Level for Benefits Assistant

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

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Experience Affects Benefits Assistant Salaries


Late-Career
up arrow 11%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

National Average
$36,000


Skills That Affect Benefits Assistant Salaries

Benefits Administration
up arrow 4%

National Average
$36,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 11%
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