Entry-Level Compensation Specialist Salary

For Entry-Level Compensation Specialists, yearly average wages total $55K annually. Most claim medical and dental insurance and a strong majority get vision coverage. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. More than half of Entry-Level Compensation Specialists (66 percent) survey participants are women.

$40,750 - $78,678
$41K
$55K
$79K
MEDIAN: $54,746
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50%
90%

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$12.92 - $23.64
$13
$18
$24
MEDIAN: $18.26
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90%

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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$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$40,750 - $78,678  
   
Bonus
$1,014 - $9,744  
Profit Sharing
$4,830  
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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$32,397 - $76,048  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 67
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.92 - $23.64  
   
Overtime
$18.12 - $36.14  
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.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$1,014 - $9,744  
   
Profit Sharing
$4,830  
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).
)
$32,397 - $76,048  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 29

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Key Stats for Compensation Specialist

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
77%
5-9 years
18%
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Skills That Affect Compensation Specialist Salaries

Data Analysis
▲30%

Benefits & Compensation
▲24%

Microsoft Excel
▲3%

National Average
$51,000

Microsoft Word
▼3%

Microsoft Office
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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