Employee Benefits Specialist Salary

An Employee Benefits Specialist earns an average salary of $49,045 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
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$34,259 - $66,939
$34K
$49K
$67K
MEDIAN: $49,128
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50%
90%

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$13.87 - $24.85
$14
$17
$25
MEDIAN: $17.13
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$0$67K
Salary $34,259 - $66,939
Bonus $507 - $6,904
Commission $10,000
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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$31,531 - $67,474
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 114
Hourly Data $0$39
Hourly Rate $13.87 - $24.85
Overtime $28.06
Annual Data $0$67K
Bonus $507 - $6,904
Commission $10,000
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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$31,531 - $67,474
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 34

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Job Description for Employee Benefits Specialist

Employee benefits specialists are responsible for ensuring that all qualified employees receive the benefits that they request. Their position is also of consultation, as they consult with employees to ensure that they receive the most suitable benefits packages. They also conduct negotiations with insurance companies to ensure this.

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Employee Benefits Specialist Tasks

  • Maintain records and procedures for the administration process.
  • Analyze employee benefits data to ensure accuracy, including service from third party vendors.
  • 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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Employee Benefits Specialist

Pay by Experience for an Employee Benefits Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Employee Benefits Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 80 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Employee Benefits Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 59 salaries. An experienced Employee Benefits Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 55 salaries. An Employee Benefits Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 15 salaries.

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Key Stats for Employee Benefits Specialist

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Employee Benefits Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
▲10%

Experienced
▲5%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
$48,000

Entry-Level
▼13%

Skills That Affect Employee Benefits Specialist Salaries


National Average
$48,000

Human Resources
▼1%

Insurance
▼23%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 10%
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