Benefits Specialists with Leave of Absence Administration skills take home approximately $49K per year on average. Geography and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. For the most part, Benefits Specialists with Leave of Absence Administration skills enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. A large number claim medical and dental insurance and a fair number get vision coverage. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$39,282 - $66,003
$39K
$49K
$66K
MEDIAN: $48,955
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$15.38 - $25.59
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$26
MEDIAN: $19.83
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$39,282 - $66,003  
   
Bonus
$-0.49 - $5,084  
Profit Sharing
$1,826  
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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$36,606 - $65,525  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 206
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$15.38 - $25.59  
   
Overtime
$22.05 - $36.22  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$-0.49 - $5,084  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,826  
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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$36,606 - $65,525  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 104

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Pay by Experience Level for Benefits Specialist

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


The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $45K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $47K. For Benefits Specialists with Leave of Absence Administration skills, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $49K. Survey respondents who have worked for more than 20 years actually report somewhat lower incomes of $48K.

Key Stats for Benefits Specialist

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 70 votes.
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1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Benefits Specialist Salaries

Experienced
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Late-Career
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$46,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 70 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 77%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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