Benefits Specialist Salary with Leave of Absence Administration skills

Median pay for Benefits Specialists with Leave of Absence Administration skills lies in the neighborhood of $48K annually. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most claim medical and dental insurance and a strong majority get vision coverage. 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.

$38,222 - $63,549
(Median)
$38K
$48K
$64K
MEDIAN: $48,041
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$14.24 - $27.48
(Median)
$14
$19
$27
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$38,222 - $63,549  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,250  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $3,000  
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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$34,603 - $64,800  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 197
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.24 - $27.48  
   
Overtime
$19.58 - $38.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,250  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $3,000  
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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$34,603 - $64,800  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 69
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Pay by Experience Level for Benefits Specialist with Leave of Absence Administration skills

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


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Benefits Specialists with Leave of Absence Administration skills — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. People who have worked for fewer than five years earn around $46K, and folks with five to 10 years of experience see a modestly higher median of $47K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $49K. In the end, more experience does seem to mean larger paychecks; seasoned Benefits Specialists with Leave of Absence Administration skills with more than 20 years of experience earn a predictably higher median salary of $55K.

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Experience Affects Benefits Specialist with Leave of Absence Administration skills Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 17%

Experienced
up arrow 5%

National Average
$47,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 53 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 72% employee benefits None: 10%
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