Benefits Supervisor Salary

The majority of Benefits Supervisors in the United States — just below two-thirds — boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $38K to $93K per year, and the median is $63K annually. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. The vast majority (81 percent) of Benefits Supervisors who took the survey are female. This field is filled with high levels of job satisfaction; most Benefits Supervisors are happy with their jobs. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$43,369 - $89,508
(Median)
$43K
$63K
$90K
MEDIAN: $62,697
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$43,369 - $89,508  
   
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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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$38,070 - $93,294  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 69
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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.

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Just a handful of professional skills are reported by Benefits Supervisors who took the survey. Those who have experience with Benefits Administration, Benefits & Compensation, and Microsoft Excel can expect to be compensated well for these skills. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Microsoft Excel and Benefits & Compensation. Many workers who know Benefits & Compensation also know Microsoft Excel.

Pay by Experience Level for Benefits Supervisor

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


Benefits Supervisors with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $45K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $57K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $68K in this role. 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

Late-Career
up arrow 18%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

National Average
$62,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

Entry-Level
up arrow 28%

Skills That Affect Benefits Supervisor Salaries

Benefits Administration
up arrow 12%

National Average
$62,000


Microsoft Excel
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 9%
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