The average pay for a Benefits Specialist with Benefits Administration skills is $47,728 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$37,607 - $65,695
(Median)
$38K
$48K
$66K
MEDIAN: $47,728
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$14.48 - $25.28
(Median)
$14
$19
$25
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$37,607 - $65,695  
   
Bonus
$97.44 - $6,016  
Profit Sharing
$35.51 - $3,163  
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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$34,355 - $64,697  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 483
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.48 - $25.28  
   
Overtime
$21.55 - $36.66  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$97.44 - $6,016  
   
Profit Sharing
$35.51 - $3,163  
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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$34,355 - $64,697  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 266
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Pay by Experience Level for Benefits Specialist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $45,712

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Experience Affects Benefits Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 17%

Experienced
up arrow 8%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$46,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 146 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
medical benefits
Vision: 73%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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