Benefits Manager Salary (United States)

A Benefits Manager earns an average salary of $69,002 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Vendor Management, Project Management, and 401k Plan Administration.
Benefits Manager Total Pay (?
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$47,090 - $97,167
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MEDIAN: $69,001
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Benefits Manager Total Pay (?
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$14.19 - $39.44
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$47,090 - $97,167  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,296  
Profit Sharing
$357.45 - $9,863  
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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$45,450 - $102,269  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 925
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.19 - $39.44  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $42.69  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,296  
   
Profit Sharing
$357.45 - $9,863  
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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$45,450 - $102,269  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 925
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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 by Experience Level for Benefits Manager

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

Pay Difference By Location

San Francisco
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Minneapolis
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Salt Lake City
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Philadelphia
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Washington
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Los Angeles
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National Average
$71,000
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Boston
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Seattle
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Denver
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Experience Affects Benefits Manager Salaries

National Average
$71,000

Skills That Affect Benefits Manager Salaries

Vendor Management
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Project Management
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401k Plan Administration
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Retirement Plan Administration
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Microsoft Office
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Benefits Administration
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Benefits & Compensation
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Microsoft Word
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Microsoft Excel
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National Average
$71,000
Windows Operating System General Use
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Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
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Gender

Female
86%
female alumni
 
Male
14%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 8%
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