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Benefits Supervisor Salary

The majority of Benefits Supervisors in the United States — nearly two in three — boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $39K to $91K per year, and the median is $62K per year. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Most workers in this position report very high levels of job satisfaction. Women make up the vast majority of Benefits Supervisors (85 percent) who answered the questionnaire. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$43,552 - $86,888
MEDIAN: $61,558

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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.
$43,552 - $86,888  
$0.00 - $9,375  
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).
$39,051 - $90,833  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 61

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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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Many Benefits Supervisors transition into upper-level Benefits Manager positions. Benefits Managers earn a median of $67K per year.

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Job skills reported by Benefits Supervisors are limited. Those who have experience with Benefits Administration, Benefits & Compensation, and Microsoft Excel can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel and Benefits & Compensation. Those with knowledge of Benefits & Compensation tend to be skilled in Microsoft Excel as well.

Pay by Experience Level for Benefits Supervisor

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. Someone who has worked for fewer than five years earns around $51K on average. Individuals with five to 10 years of experience don't get much more, though; the average income in this group is $54K. On average, Benefits Supervisors make $65K following one to two decades on the job. Benefits Supervisors who have acquired more than two decades of experience generally do see greater compensation; their average income is approximately $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.


85 %
15 %

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: 90% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 10%