Job Analysis Specialists in the United States can expect wages of $55K per year on average. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Female Job Analysis Specialists make up most of the survey respondents at 74 percent. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$42,282 - $78,165
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$55K
$78K
MEDIAN: $55,001
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$12.33 - $49.66
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$42,282 - $78,165  
   
Bonus
$40.55 - $7,891  
Profit Sharing
$4,150  
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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$39,604 - $85,014  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 46
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$12.33 - $49.66  
   
Overtime
$30.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$40.55 - $7,891  
   
Profit Sharing
$4,150  
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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$39,604 - $85,014  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 10

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Job Description for Compensation, Benefits, or Job Analysis Specialist

A compensation, benefits or job analysis specialist oversees their organization's benefits and compensation programs. They must ensure that their company's package(s) are competitive within its industry, as well as cost effective and able to meet employees' needs. Additionally, these specialists evaluate positions to ensure that salary levels are appropriate, that exempt or non-exempt status is applied correctly, and that job descriptions and classifications are accurate. If a position is new within the company, the specialist must collaborate with relevant managers within the company to define the position and determine appropriate compensation.

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Compensation, Benefits, or Job Analysis Specialist Tasks

  • Examine and evaluate employee compensation and benefit programs.
  • Participate in salary surveys, and analyze data from survey sources to determine competitiveness both internally and externally.
  • Assist in researching and developing policies regarding health insurance, retirement, pension plans and paid time off.
  • Price new jobs utilizing salary surveys or slotting.
  • Write job descriptions and maintain database of all job descriptions.

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Popular Skills for Compensation, Benefits, or Job Analysis Specialist


Survey takers who work as Job Analysis Specialists report a focused set of job skills. Fortunate workers who know Benefits & Compensation command much higher paychecks, scoring salaries 22 percent above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Microsoft Word. Those familiar with Microsoft Excel also tend to know Microsoft Word.

Pay by Experience Level for Compensation, Benefits, or Job Analysis Specialist

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


Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $48K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $64K. Job Analysis Specialists with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $64K. For some reason, Job Analysis Specialists with more than two decades of experience report lower paychecks overall; the median sum in this group sits near $47K.

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Key Stats for Compensation, Benefits, or Job Analysis Specialist

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
035
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Compensation, Benefits, or Job Analysis Specialist Salaries



National Average
$53,000


Late-Career
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Skills That Affect Compensation, Benefits, or Job Analysis Specialist Salaries

Benefits & Compensation
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National Average
$53,000



Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 4%
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