Benefits Supervisor Salary

Benefits Supervisors in the United States tend to be well-versed in their field, and two in three have more than 10 years of experience. Average salary is expected to be around $64K per year, but may range from $43K to $98K per year. The vast majority of Benefits Supervisors (81 percent) who responded to the survey are women. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. Most people in this position report feeling highly satisfied with their jobs. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$44,175 - $92,353
(Median)
$44K
$64K
$92K
MEDIAN: $63,878
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$44,175 - $92,353  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,152  
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
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).
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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‚Äôs 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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Typical Benefits Supervisors report a focused set of job skills. Those who have experience with Benefits Administration, Microsoft Excel, and Benefits & Compensation can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Benefits & Compensation and Microsoft Excel. Microsoft Excel is a skill commonly found among those who know Benefits & Compensation.

Pay by Experience Level for Benefits Supervisor

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


For many Benefits Supervisors, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $46K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $58K. On average, Benefits Supervisors make $70K following one to two decades on the job. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $74K on average.

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Experience Affects Benefits Supervisor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 15%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

National Average
$64,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

Entry-Level
up arrow 29%

Skills That Affect Benefits Supervisor Salaries

Benefits Administration
up arrow 10%

National Average
$64,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 5%


Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
48%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
medical benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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