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Entry-Level Benefits Specialist Salary (United States)

The average salary for an Entry-Level Benefits Specialist is $42,293 per year. A skill in Leave of Absence Administration is associated with high pay for this job.
Entry-Level Benefits Specialist Salary (?
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$32,369 - $57,449
(Median)
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57K
MEDIAN: $42,293
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Entry-Level Benefits Specialist Salary (?
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$12.94 - $22.32
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$32,369 - $57,449  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,181  
Profit Sharing
$1,769 - $3,357  
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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$29,609 - $56,246  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 424
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.94 - $22.32  
   
Overtime
$19.05 - $33.33  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,181  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,769 - $3,357  
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).
)
$29,609 - $56,246  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 203
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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
$41,000
Chicago
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Pittsburgh
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Benefits Specialist Salaries

Leave of Absence Administration
up arrow 13%
Benefits & Compensation
up arrow 7%
Benefits Administration
up arrow 3%
National Average
$41,000
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 125 votes.

Gender

Female
85%
female alumni
 
Male
15%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 11%