Benefits Supervisor Salary

The majority of Benefits Supervisors in the United States — nearly two in three — boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $40K to $99K per year, and the median is $64K per year. Women account for the majority of Benefits Supervisors who took the survey — 80 percent to be exact. A large number enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Most people is this field find their work highly enjoyable. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$43,781 - $93,158
MEDIAN: $63,980

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$43,781 - $93,158  
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$39,900 - $98,674  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 74
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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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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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Survey takers who work as 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. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Benefits & Compensation and Microsoft Excel. Experience with Benefits & Compensation is often linked with knowledge of Microsoft Excel.

Pay by Experience Level for

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 of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $46K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $57K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Benefits Supervisors make a median salary of $70K. 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 Salaries

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Skills That Affect 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 15 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: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 9%