The average Benefits Specialist with Leave of Absence Administration skills earns approximately $49K annually. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. In this profession, most enjoy medical and dental coverage, and a strong majority have vision insurance, as well. Job satisfaction for Benefits Specialists with Leave of Absence Administration skills is high. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$39,412 - $65,485
(Median)
$39K
$49K
$65K
MEDIAN: $48,747
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$15.35 - $26.23
(Median)
$15
$20
$26
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$39,412 - $65,485  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,994  
Profit Sharing
$1,100  
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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$36,555 - $65,878  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 202
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$15.35 - $26.23  
   
Overtime
$22.18 - $36.19  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,994  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,100  
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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$36,555 - $65,878  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 100
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Pay by Experience Level for Benefits Specialist

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


For many Benefits Specialists with Leave of Absence Administration skills, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $45K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $47K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Benefits Specialists with Leave of Absence Administration skills make a median salary of $49K. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make about the same as folks in the 10-to-20 year range.

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Experience Affects Benefits Specialist Salaries

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National Average
$46,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 68 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
medical benefits
Vision: 78%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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