An Entry-Level Benefits Specialist in Houston, Texas earns an average salary of $45,992 per year. A skill in Human Resources Information System (HRIS) is associated with high pay for this job.

$37,189 - $61,782
(Median)
$37K
$46K
$62K
MEDIAN: $45,991
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Salary
$37,189 - $61,782  
   
Bonus
$2,750  
Profit Sharing
$3,066  
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$38,551 - $66,048  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 18
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About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,264,262
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
4.0%

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Skills That Affect Benefits Specialist Salaries

Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
up arrow 29%

Benefits Administration
up arrow 7%

Microsoft Office
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Customer Service
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National Average
$46,000

Microsoft Word
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Microsoft Excel
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
medical benefits
Vision: 76%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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