Median pay for Late-Career Benefits Managers lies in the neighborhood of $85K annually. Cash earnings for Late-Career Benefits Managers — including $15K in bonuses and $14K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $62K to $115K depending on individual performance. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. The majority of Late-Career Benefits Managers claim high levels of job satisfaction. The vast majority (89 percent) of Late-Career Benefits Managers who took the survey are female. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$60,818 - $110,322
MEDIAN: $85,164

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
$60,818 - $110,322  
$1,026 - $15,163  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $14,264  
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).
$62,095 - $114,595  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 206

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $88,370

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Dallas offers some of the highest pay in the country for Late-Career Benefits Managers, 24 percent above the national average. Late-Career Benefits Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+18 percent), Chicago (+10 percent), Minneapolis (+8 percent), and Houston (+2 percent). Tampa is the lowest-paying area, 15 percent south of the national average. Employers in Los Angeles and Phoenix also lean toward paying below-median salaries (4 percent lower and 2 percent lower, respectively).

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Skills That Affect Benefits Manager Salaries

Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
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401k Plan Administration
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Benefits & Compensation
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Leave of Absence Administration
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Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Word

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Benefits Administration
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Windows Operating System General Use
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Microsoft Excel
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Pension Plan Administration
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 41 votes.


89 %
11 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
medical benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 6%