An Employee Benefits Specialist earns an average salary of $46,049 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
Employee Benefits Specialist Total Pay (?
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$32,918 - $67,000
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46K
54K
67K
MEDIAN: $46,048
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Employee Benefits Specialist Total Pay (?
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$14.00 - $25.10
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$32,918 - $67,000  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,133  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $4,915  
Commission
$0.00 - $10,056  
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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$31,759 - $65,335  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 353
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.00 - $25.10  
   
Overtime
$20.84 - $37.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,133  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $10,056  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $4,915  
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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$31,759 - $65,335  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 353
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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.
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 15%
Experienced
up arrow 12%
Mid-Career
up arrow 1%
National Average
$44,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Employee Benefits Specialist Salaries

National Average
$44,000
Customer Service
up arrow 2%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 9%
Benefits & Compensation
up arrow 11%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 85 votes.
Gender
Female
91%
female alumni
 
Male
9%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
10%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 13%
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