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Benefits Supervisor Salary

Benefits Supervisors who are practiced in their profession and carry more than 10 years of experience make up a little under three-quarters of Benefits Supervisors. Pay fluctuates from $38K to $88K per year, but expected earnings average $61K annually. Most enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. The vast majority of Benefits Supervisors (88 percent) who responded to the survey are women. It's exciting to note that the majority of individuals in this field enjoy their work considerably. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$43,369 - $84,653
MEDIAN: $60,977

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
$43,369 - $84,653  
$0.00 - $9,459  
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).
$38,070 - $87,596  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 59

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Job Description for Benefits Supervisor

  • Assist in hiring, training and reviewing performance of benefits staff.
  • Participate in the development and management of annual benefit budgets.
  • Coordinate activities of the benefits team in responding to employee questions about benefits.
  • Assist with planning, development, implementation, and maintenance of the company’s benefit programs.

Common Career Paths for Benefits Supervisor

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Benefits Supervisors may enjoy increased earnings if they become Benefits Managers. This seems to be a popular career move, and Benefits Manager earn a slightly higher median of $67K annually.

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Survey results show that Benefits Supervisors typically report just a few professional skills. Those who have experience with Benefits Administration, Microsoft Excel, and Benefits & Compensation can expect to be compensated well for these skills. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Benefits & Compensation and Microsoft Excel. Aptitude in Benefits & Compensation tends to also indicate an understanding of Microsoft Excel.

Pay by Experience Level for Benefits Supervisor

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

For Benefits Supervisors, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. During the first five years of their careers, Benefits Supervisors see a median income of $51K. Survey respondents with five to 10 years of experience report an only modestly higher median of $51K. Benefits Supervisors see a median salary of $65K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Veterans who have worked for more than two decades do tend to make the most in the end; the median pay for this group is $73K.

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Experience Affects Benefits Supervisor Salaries

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National Average

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Skills That Affect Benefits Supervisor Salaries

Benefits Administration
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National Average

Benefits & Compensation
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Microsoft Excel
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.


88 %
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 11%