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Benefits Assistant Salary

A Benefits Assistant earns an average salary of $36,843 per year. 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.
$25,807 - $48,565
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $36,842
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$12.69 - $20.18
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$25,807 - $48,565  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,993  
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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$26,219 - $45,558  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 68
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$12.69 - $20.18  
   
Overtime
$19.33 - $29.76  
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$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,993  
   
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).
)
$26,219 - $45,558  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 64
United States (change)

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.

Common Career Paths for Benefits Assistant


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Experience Affects Benefits Assistant Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

Experienced
up arrow 8%

National Average
$36,000


Skills That Affect Benefits Assistant Salaries

National Average
$36,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 72% employee benefits None: 8%