Compensation Specialist Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Compensation Specialist is $49,269 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Compensation Specialist Total Pay (?
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$34,557 - $77,667
(Median)
35K
49K
63K
78K
MEDIAN: $49,268
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Compensation Specialist Total Pay (?
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$12.16 - $28.49
(Median)
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16
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21
28
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$34,557 - $77,667  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,817  
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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$31,319 - $75,556  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 139
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$90$180$270
Hourly Rate
$12.16 - $28.49  
   
Overtime
$0.21 - $240.76  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$180K$360K$540K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,817  
   
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).
)
$31,319 - $75,556  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 139
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Job Description for Compensation Specialist

  • Participate in salary surveys, and analyze data from survey sources to determine competitiveness both internally and externally.
  • Price new jobs utilizing salary surveys or slotting.
  • Design and prepare ad hoc compensation and budget related reports for management.
  • Write job descriptions and maintain database of all job descriptions.
  • Assist in preparation of merit increase and incentive programs and budgeting.

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Experience Affects Compensation Specialist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 27%
National Average
$45,000

Skills That Affect Compensation Specialist Salaries

National Average
$45,000
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
74%
female alumni
 
Male
26%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 13%
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