Benefits Supervisors in the United States are often veterans in their line of work, with close to three-fifths bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $63K annually on average but can range from $37K to $94K per year. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a large number. Most Benefits Supervisors survey respondents are women (79 percent). The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$42,135 - $92,177
$42K
$63K
$92K
MEDIAN: $62,782
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$16.48 - $37.50
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MEDIAN: $22.50
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$42,135 - $92,177  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,807  
Total Pay (?
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$36,706 - $93,633  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 58
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$22.50  
   
Overtime
$51.22  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,807  
   
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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$36,706 - $93,633  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5

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Job Description for Benefits Supervisor

Benefits supervisors are responsible for administering employees' benefits, such as 401K and pension retirement plans, medical insurance, dental insurance, vision plans, wellness programs, life insurance plans, and disability programs. These supervisors work with approved vendors and may be involved in negotiations with vendors, such as insurance companies, which provide benefits programs to their company's employees.

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Benefits Supervisor Tasks

  • Assist with planning, development, implementation, and maintenance of the company's benefit programs.
  • 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.

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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Pay by Experience Level for Benefits Supervisor

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


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Benefits Supervisors — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $49K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $65K. For Benefits Supervisors, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $66K. As Benefits Supervisors reach more than two decades on the job, compensation remains commensurate with experience; the average pay in this group is $70K.

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Key Stats for Benefits Supervisor

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
038
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
21%
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Experience Affects Benefits Supervisor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 11%

Experienced
up arrow 5%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$63,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 22%

Skills That Affect Benefits Supervisor Salaries

Benefits Administration
up arrow 8%


National Average
$63,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
vision benefits
Vision: 83%
dental benefits
None: 2%
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