Benefits Specialist with Leave of Absence Administration Skills Salary

Benefits Specialists with Leave of Absence Administration skills can expect to earn an average of $48K per year. Geographic location and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Benefits Specialists with Leave of Absence Administration skills like their work and job satisfaction is high. A large number have medical and dental plans, and a fair number have vision insurance. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$38,489 - $63,716
(Median)
$38K
$48K
$64K
MEDIAN: $48,264
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$14.33 - $27.18
(Median)
$14
$19
$27
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$38,489 - $63,716  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,529  
Profit Sharing
$405.50  
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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$34,967 - $65,080  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 246
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.33 - $27.18  
   
Overtime
$20.74 - $36.99  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,529  
   
Profit Sharing
$405.50  
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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$34,967 - $65,080  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 94
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Pay by Experience Level for Benefits Specialist

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


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Folks who are navigating the first five years of their careers have a median salary of approximately $46K in this position. Those who have been around for five to 10 years don't get much more, though; the median salary in that group is $47K. On average, Benefits Specialists with Leave of Absence Administration skills make $49K following one to two decades on the job. Benefits Specialists with Leave of Absence Administration skills who have acquired more than two decades of experience generally do see greater compensation; their average income is approximately $53K.

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Experience Affects Benefits Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 12%

Experienced
up arrow 4%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$47,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 64 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
medical benefits
Vision: 74%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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