Benefits Specialist in Houston, Texas Salary

A Benefits Specialist in Houston, Texas earns an average salary of $53,729 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are 401k Plan Administration, Human Resources Information System (HRIS), and Benefits Administration. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field.

$38,388 - $74,326
$38K
$54K
$74K
MEDIAN: $53,729
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50%
90%

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$19.19 - $23.37
$20
MEDIAN: $20.35
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Salary
$38,388 - $74,326  
   
Bonus
$2,645  
Profit Sharing
$3,066  
Total Pay (?
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$39,054 - $73,404  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 23
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$20.35  
   
Overtime
$27.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$2,645  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,066  
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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$39,054 - $73,404  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5

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About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
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
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Key Stats for Benefits Specialist

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Benefits Specialist Salaries

▲17%

National Average
$51,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Benefits Specialist Salaries

401k Plan Administration
▲27%

Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
▲21%


Leave of Absence Administration
▲10%

Customer Service
▼0%

Benefits & Compensation
▼0%

National Average
$51,000


Microsoft Word
▼11%

Microsoft Excel
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 95%
vision benefits
Vision: 82%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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