Employee Benefits Specialist Salary (United States)

The average salary for an Employee Benefits Specialist is $46,726 per year. A skill in Human Resources is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
Employee Benefits Specialist Total Pay (?
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$33,156 - $68,205
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MEDIAN: $46,726
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Employee Benefits Specialist Total Pay (?
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$14.16 - $25.34
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$33,156 - $68,205  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,105  
Profit Sharing
$257.60 - $4,967  
Commission
$1,000 - $10,113  
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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$32,169 - $66,240  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 336
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.16 - $25.34  
   
Overtime
$21.56 - $37.87  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,105  
   
Commission
$1,000 - $10,113  
Profit Sharing
$257.60 - $4,967  
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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$32,169 - $66,240  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 336
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Job Description for Employee Benefits Specialist
  • Participate in preparation and communication to employees about benefit programs, procedures, claims and any other government mandated disclosures.
  • Administer and provide specialized support for employee benefits programs.
  • Maintain records and procedures for the administration process.
  • Analyze employee benefits data to ensure accuracy, including service from third party vendors.

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Pay by Experience Level for Employee Benefits Specialist
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
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Experience Affects Employee Benefits Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 16%
Experienced
up arrow 11%
Mid-Career
up arrow 1%
National Average
$45,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect Employee Benefits Specialist Salaries

Human Resources
up arrow 12%
National Average
$45,000
Customer Service
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 10%
Benefits & Compensation
up arrow 12%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 87 votes.
Gender
Female
91%
female alumni
 
Male
9%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
11%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 14%
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