Benefits Coordinator Salary (United States)

A Benefits Coordinator earns an average salary of $41,035 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Oral / Verbal Communication and Human Resources Information System (HRIS).
Benefits Coordinator Total Pay (?
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$31,169 - $55,403
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MEDIAN: $41,035
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Benefits Coordinator Total Pay (?
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$12.76 - $22.60
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National Salary Data

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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$31,169 - $55,403  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,059  
Profit Sharing
$221.92 - $4,055  
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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$29,882 - $53,962  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 842
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.76 - $22.60  
   
Overtime
$15.00 - $34.15  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,059  
   
Profit Sharing
$221.92 - $4,055  
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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$29,882 - $53,962  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 842
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Job Description for Benefits Coordinator

Businesses that have many employees with company-sponsored benefits frequently employ a benefits coordinator. Much of the coordinator's work centers around helping to administer the organization’s health plan, including providing information and processing related documentation. Additionally, the coordinator may be tasked with overseeing employees' earned vacation time and providing data to middle managers for staffing and scheduling needs. Additionally, the benefits coordinator may be the company’s liaison between employees and the administrator of pension and retirement plans.
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Benefits Coordinator Tasks
  • Maintain records and procedures for the administration process.
  • Ensure accuracy of employee benefits data, including service from third party vendors.
  • Develop and prepare communications to employees about benefit programs, procedures, claims and any other government mandated disclosures.
  • Administer employee benefits programs.

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Pay Difference By Location

Philadelphia
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Los Angeles
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Seattle
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Houston
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Charlotte
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Dallas
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Chicago
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National Average
$40,000
San Diego
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Boston
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Milwaukee
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Nashville
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St. Louis
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Experience Affects Benefits Coordinator Salaries

National Average
$40,000

Skills That Affect Benefits Coordinator Salaries

Oral / Verbal Communication
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Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
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Benefits Administration
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Microsoft Excel
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Microsoft Word
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Microsoft Office
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Benefits & Compensation
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National Average
$40,000
Customer Service
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Gender

Female
90%
female alumni
 
Male
10%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 13%
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