A Benefits Specialist in Seattle, Washington earns an average salary of $59,188 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Customer Service and Benefits Administration.

$48,585 - $68,510
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MEDIAN: $59,187
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$16.11 - $24.11
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MEDIAN: $20
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$48,585 - $68,510  
   
Bonus
$1,184 - $5,960  
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$37,997 - $65,792  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$16.11 - $24.11  
   
Overtime
$37.86  
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$1,184 - $5,960  
   
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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$37,997 - $65,792  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 10

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About Seattle, Washington

King County, Washington
684,443
Male:
345,659 (50.5%)
Female:
338,784 (49.5%)
Seattle (/siˈætəl/) is a seaport city on the west coast of the United States and the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 684,451 residents as of 2015, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. As of 2015, it is estimated to be the 18th largest city in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the Top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. The Seattle metropolitan area is the 15th largest metropolitan area in the United States with over 3.7 million inhabitants. The city is situated on an isthmus between Puget Sound (an inlet of the Pacific Ocean) and Lake Washington, about 100 miles (160 km) south of the Canada–United States border. A major gateway for trade with Asia, Seattle is the...
Seattle:
$80,349
Washington:
$64,129
$1,356
Seattle:
$530,900
Washington:
$284,000
3.5%

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Experience Affects Benefits Specialist Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

National Average
$51,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Skills That Affect Benefits Specialist Salaries

Customer Service
up arrow 18%

Benefits Administration
up arrow 11%

Leave of Absence Administration
up arrow 9%

National Average
$51,000

Benefits & Compensation
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
50%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
medical benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None:
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