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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$33,253 - $65,789
$33K
$49K
$66K
MEDIAN: $49,045
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$13.60 - $25.15
$14
$17
$25
MEDIAN: $17.24
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$33,253 - $65,789  
   
Bonus
$912 - $6,904  
Profit Sharing
$900  
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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$31,336 - $66,978  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 121
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.60 - $25.15  
   
Overtime
$29.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$912 - $6,904  
   
Commission
$10,000  
Profit Sharing
$900  
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).
)
$31,336 - $66,978  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 40
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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

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Key Stats for Employee Benefits Specialist

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Employee Benefits Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
▲11%

Experienced
▲6%

Mid-Career
▲1%

National Average
$47,000

Entry-Level
▼12%

Skills That Affect Employee Benefits Specialist Salaries


Human Resources
▼0%

National Average
$47,000

Insurance
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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