Job Analysis Specialists in the United States can expect to earn an average of $54K annually. Among folks in this role, job satisfaction levels approximately match the national average. Nearly all enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Job Analysis Specialists making up 71 percent. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$41,865 - $77,232
(Median)
$42K
$54K
$77K
MEDIAN: $53,687
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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$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$41,865 - $77,232  
   
Bonus
$-0.50 - $7,946  
Profit Sharing
$3,500  
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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$38,605 - $82,649  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 53
National Hourly Rate 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$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$19.52  
   
Overtime
$35.99  
National Annualized 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.
)
$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$-0.50 - $7,946  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,500  
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).
)
$38,605 - $82,649  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 9
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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

  • Price new jobs utilizing salary surveys or slotting.
  • Write job descriptions and maintain database of all job descriptions.
  • Assist in researching and developing policies regarding health insurance, retirement, pension plans and paid time off.
  • 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.

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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. Most notably, skills in Benefits & Compensation, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Word are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Microsoft Word. Those proficient in Microsoft Excel are, more often than not, also skilled in 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.


Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $47K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $61K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $63K. Respondents who boast more than two decades on the job don't boast commensurate pay, unfortunately; these veterans see average earnings of only $47K.

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Experience Affects Compensation, Benefits, or Job Analysis Specialist Salaries



National Average
$52,000


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Skills That Affect Compensation, Benefits, or Job Analysis Specialist Salaries

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National Average
$52,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
medical benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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