Employee Benefits Manager Salary

Employee Benefits Managers in the United States with more than 10 years of experience in their profession represent just under three-fifths of Employee Benefits Managers. Salaries average out to around $63K per year and spread from $40K to $96K per year. Total cash compensation to Employee Benefits Managers approaches anywhere from $40K on the lower end to $96K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $10K from bonuses and upwards of $12K from profit sharing. Employee Benefits Managers who responded to the questionnaire are largely women, dominating at 87 percent. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$40,292 - $90,989
$40K
$63K
$91K
MEDIAN: $62,671
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50%
90%

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$11.07 - $34.46
$11
$26
$34
MEDIAN: $25.89
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$40,292 - $90,989  
   
Bonus
$101.37 - $10,342  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $12,000  
Commission
$15,500  
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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$39,977 - $95,503  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 114
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$11.07 - $34.46  
   
Overtime
$35.65  
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$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$101.37 - $10,342  
   
Commission
$15,500  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $12,000  
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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$39,977 - $95,503  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 10

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Job Description for Employee Benefits Manager

An employee benefits manager is a key member of a company's human resources management team. The benefits manager helps administer the fringe benefits for employees throughout the company. These are primarily healthcare benefits, but they also include things like retirement savings plans, vacations, and anything else the organization offers as an employment perk or incentive to employees. The benefits manager not only helps keep employees advised of their benefit options. This person also seeks to continually improve the cost and performance of these benefits in a way that balances costs to the organization, while remaining an attractive perk for hiring and retaining personnel.

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Employee Benefits Manager Tasks

  • Ensure compliance of all plans and programs with governmental regulatory agencies.
  • Manage vendors to ensure services are delivered within contractual agreements.
  • Manage the selection, training and development of benefits staff who administer benefit programs and respond to employee inquiries.
  • Propose cost and time efficient changes to benefits programs, manage the annual benefit budgets.

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Many Employee Benefits Managers move into a Benefits Manager role, which does not lead to a big boost in pay. Benefits Managers on average bring in a similar salary to Employee Benefits Managers.

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Pay by Experience Level for Employee Benefits Manager

Pay by Experience for an Employee Benefits Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Employee Benefits Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 36 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Employee Benefits Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 41 salaries. An experienced Employee Benefits Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $71,000 based on 49 salaries. An Employee Benefits Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 31 salaries.

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Key Stats for Employee Benefits Manager

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
25%
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Experience Affects Employee Benefits Manager Salaries

Experienced
▲12%

Late-Career
▲7%

Mid-Career
▲2%

National Average
$63,000

Entry-Level
▼28%

Skills That Affect Employee Benefits Manager Salaries

Regulatory Compliance
▲22%


National Average
$63,000

Account Management
▼20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
no benefits
None: 10%