Entry-Level Benefits Specialist Salary (United States)

The average salary for an Entry-Level Benefits Specialist is $41,820 per year. A skill in Leave of Absence Administration is associated with high pay for this job.
Entry-Level Benefits Specialist Total Pay (?
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$31,863 - $56,738
(Median)
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49K
57K
MEDIAN: $41,820
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Entry-Level Benefits Specialist Total Pay (?
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$12.91 - $21.95
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$31,863 - $56,738  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,009  
Profit Sharing
$1,800 - $3,300  
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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$29,593 - $54,964  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 640
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.91 - $21.95  
   
Overtime
$19.29 - $32.96  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,009  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,800 - $3,300  
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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$29,593 - $54,964  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 640
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Pay Difference By Location
New York
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Portland
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Houston
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Atlanta
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National Average
$40,000
Chicago
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Pittsburgh
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Benefits Specialist Salaries

Leave of Absence Administration
up arrow 12%
Benefits & Compensation
up arrow 6%
Benefits Administration
up arrow 3%
National Average
$40,000
Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 130 votes.
Gender
Female
85%
female alumni
 
Male
15%
male alumni
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 11%
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