Compensation & Benefits Administrator Salary

Median pay for Compensation & Benefits Administrators in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $56K per year. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Compensation & Benefits Administrators who responded to the questionnaire are largely women, dominating at 90 percent. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$41,262 - $75,454
$41K
$56K
$75K
MEDIAN: $55,509
10%
50%
90%

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$19.81 - $23.90
$22
MEDIAN: $21.76
50%

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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
$41,262 - $75,454  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,149  
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
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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$40,887 - $81,639  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 44
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
$21.76  
   
Overtime
$32.19  
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
$0.00 - $7,149  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
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).
)
$40,887 - $81,639  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 9

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Job Description for Compensation & Benefits Administrator

  • Administer employee compensation and benefit programs.
  • Participate in salary and benefit surveys, and analyze data from survey sources to determine competitiveness.
  • Analyze and report on employee compensation and benefit programs.
  • Ensure accurate completion of employee claim documents and election forms.
  • Provide guidance and answer questions regarding compensation and benefit programs.

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Pay by Experience Level for Compensation & Benefits Administrator

Pay by Experience for a Compensation & Benefits Administrator has a positive trend. An entry-level Compensation & Benefits Administrator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 24 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Compensation & Benefits Administrator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 18 salaries. An experienced Compensation & Benefits Administrator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 19 salaries. A Compensation & Benefits Administrator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 8 salaries.

Compensation & Benefits Administrator Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Compensation & Benefits Administrator?

Compensation & Benefits Administrator in McLean:
"Love the job."
Pros: Ability to analyze data. Use math and critical thinking to solve a problem. Playing with Excel all day.
Cons: Day to day work can get tedious. Lack of activities during slow periods.

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Key Stats for Compensation & Benefits Administrator

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
15%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Compensation & Benefits Administrator Salaries

Experienced
▲18%

Mid-Career
▲8%

Late-Career
▲3%

National Average
$54,000

Entry-Level
▼10%

Skills That Affect Compensation & Benefits Administrator Salaries

National Average
$54,000


Microsoft Excel
▼4%

Payroll Administration
▼20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
no benefits
None: 15%