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Employee Benefits Specialist Salary

An Employee Benefits Specialist earns an average salary of $47,392 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
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$34,239 - $67,410
(Median)
$34K
$47K
$67K
MEDIAN: $47,392
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50%
90%

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$14.02 - $25.50
(Median)
$14
$18
$25
MEDIAN: $18.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$34,239 - $67,410  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,136  
Profit Sharing
$206.08 - $4,967  
Commission
$1,000 - $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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$32,410 - $65,240  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 229
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.02 - $25.50  
   
Overtime
$22.75 - $36.87  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,136  
   
Commission
$1,000 - $10,000  
Profit Sharing
$206.08 - $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).
)
$32,410 - $65,240  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 91

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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 12%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$45,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Employee Benefits Specialist Salaries


Human Resources
up arrow 4%

National Average
$45,000

Insurance
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 70 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 14%