Benefits Supervisor Salary

Benefits Supervisors in the United States tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — just under two-thirds have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $38K to $93K per year, median earnings come to $63K per year. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. Most people in this position report feeling highly satisfied with their jobs. Women make up the vast majority of Benefits Supervisors (81 percent) who answered the questionnaire. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$43,369 - $89,508
MEDIAN: $62,697

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$43,369 - $89,508  
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$38,070 - $93,294  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 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.

Common Career Paths for Benefits Supervisor

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Many Benefits Supervisors move into a Benefits Manager role, which does not lead to a big boost in pay. Benefits Managers on average bring in a similar salary to Benefits Supervisors.

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Benefits Supervisors who responded to the survey report just a handful of professional skills. Those who have experience with Benefits Administration, Benefits & Compensation, and Microsoft Excel can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Microsoft Excel and Benefits & Compensation. Experience with Benefits & Compensation is often linked with knowledge of Microsoft Excel.

Pay by Experience Level for Benefits Supervisor

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

Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Benefits Supervisors. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $45K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $57K. Benefits Supervisors see a median salary of $68K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Benefits Supervisors who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $74K.

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Experience Affects Benefits Supervisor Salaries

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National Average

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Skills That Affect Benefits Supervisor 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 13 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: 91% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 9%