Benefits Specialist in Chicago, Illinois Salary

The average salary for a Benefits Specialist in Chicago, Illinois is $48,742 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$39,418 - $59,478
(Median)
$39K
$49K
$59K
MEDIAN: $48,741
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$13.18 - $25.33
(Median)
$13
$17
$25
MEDIAN: $16.00
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Salary
$39,418 - $59,478  
   
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Total Pay (?
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$28,470 - $58,190  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 23
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Hourly Rate
$13.18 - $25.33  
   
Overtime
$25.94  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
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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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$28,470 - $58,190  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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Experience Affects Benefits Specialist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 3%

National Average
$47,000


Skills That Affect Benefits Specialist Salaries

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Benefits Administration
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%

Customer Service
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
0%

National Average
$47,000

Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
up arrow 3%

Benefits & Compensation
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
35%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
medical benefits
Vision: 71%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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