A Benefits Manager earns an average salary of $68,615 per year.
Benefits Manager Total Pay (?
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$45,939 - $96,978
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MEDIAN: $68,615
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Benefits Manager Total Pay (?
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$13.97 - $40.69
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$45,939 - $96,978  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,553  
Profit Sharing
$582 - $7,728  
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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$44,897 - $102,108  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 916
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$13.97 - $40.69  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $42.69  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,553  
   
Profit Sharing
$582 - $7,728  
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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$44,897 - $102,108  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 916
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Job Description for Benefits Manager
A benefits manager is a supervisory position in a company's Human Resources (HR) department. Benefits managers' primary role is to handle all issues related to employee benefits. Usually in most medium and large-sized companies, much of this benefit work revolves around employee health care insurance and related programs, but it can also include other aspects as well.
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Benefits Manager Tasks
  • Manage the selection, training and development of benefits staff who administer benefit programs and respond to employee inquiries.
  • Propose cost and time efficient changes to benefits programs, manage the annual benefit budgets.
  • Ensure compliance of all plans and programs with governmental regulatory agencies.
  • Manage vendors to ensure services are delivered within contractual agreements.
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Pay Difference By Location
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$71,000
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Experience Affects Benefits Manager Salaries

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$71,000

Skills That Affect Benefits Manager Salaries

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$71,000
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Gender
Female
85%
female alumni
 
Male
15%
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Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
21%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 8%
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