Benefits Supervisor Salary

Benefits Supervisors in the United States tend to be well-versed in their field, and two-thirds have more than 10 years of experience. Average salary is expected to be around $64K annually, but may range from $43K to $98K per year. Benefits Supervisors largely appreciate their work and find this position highly satisfactory. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 81 percent of Benefits Supervisors are female. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$44,175 - $92,353
MEDIAN: $63,878

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$43,107 - $97,753  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 80
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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' salary tends to stay somewhat level for those who assume higher-end positions like Benefits Manager. Median pay for Benefits Managers is $68K.

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Professional skills reported by Benefits Supervisors are few in number. 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. Benefits & Compensation and Microsoft Excel are correlating skills — those who know the former usually know the latter.

Pay by Experience Level for Benefits Supervisor

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

Benefits Supervisors with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. The average beginner in this position makes around $46K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $58K. Benefits Supervisors see a median salary of $70K after reaching one to two decades on the job. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $74K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

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Experience Affects Benefits Supervisor Salaries

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Skills That Affect Benefits Supervisor Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

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


81 %
19 %

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: 82%
medical benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 8%