Benefits Supervisor Salary

Benefits Supervisors in the United States tend to be well-versed in their field, and close to two-thirds have more than 10 years of experience. Average salary is expected to be around $63K annually, but may range from $39K to $95K per year. Most enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. This field is filled with high levels of job satisfaction; most Benefits Supervisors are happy with their jobs. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$43,552 - $90,900

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$43,552 - $90,900  
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$39,051 - $95,219  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 71
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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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For Benefits Supervisors, career advancements do not tend to correlate with a rise in salary. On average, lower-level Benefits Supervisors earn similar salaries to those in higher-end positions like Benefits Manager.

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Benefits Supervisors note just a narrow range of job skills. Those who have experience with Benefits Administration, Benefits & Compensation, and Microsoft Excel can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Microsoft Excel and Benefits & Compensation. Benefits & Compensation and Microsoft Excel are also commonly seen together.

Pay by Experience Level for Benefits Supervisor

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

For many Benefits Supervisors, more experience generally translates to higher pay. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $45K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $56K. Benefits Supervisors claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $68K. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $74K.

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Experience Affects Benefits Supervisor Salaries

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Skills That Affect Benefits Supervisor Salaries

Benefits Administration
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National Average

Microsoft Excel
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.


80 %
20 %

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: 69% employee benefits None: 9%