Licensing Specialist Salary

Licensing Specialists in the United States can expect to earn an average of $42K annually. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Most Licensing Specialists report high levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$30,111 - $72,833
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$42K
$73K
MEDIAN: $42,238
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$12.55 - $25.53
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$30,111 - $72,833  
   
Bonus
$502 - $5,152  
Profit Sharing
$967  
Total Pay (?
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$28,824 - $65,481  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 106
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.55 - $25.53  
   
Overtime
$26.02  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$502 - $5,152  
   
Profit Sharing
$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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$28,824 - $65,481  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 56

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Job Description for Licensing Specialist

Licensing specialists may work for local, state, or federal government agencies which issue licenses to the public, and they may also work for private companies or corporations, such as financial institutions, to keep track of their employees’ licensing requirements (e.g., series 7’s or 6’s certification). They are responsible for guiding employees on how to obtain required professional licenses, and they may coordinate classes for employees to prepare for their exams to obtain these licenses.

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Licensing Specialist Tasks

  • Research and document required operational licenses for company.
  • Assist in resolving licensing issues as needed.
  • Monitor, process and document licenses and license renewals.
  • Complete business license applications and gather required supporting documents and signatures.

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Pay by Experience Level for Licensing Specialist

Pay by Experience for a Licensing Specialist has a neutral trend. An entry-level Licensing Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 96 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Licensing Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 37 salaries. An experienced Licensing Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 29 salaries. A Licensing Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 8 salaries.

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Key Stats for Licensing Specialist

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Licensing Specialist Salaries

Experienced
▲12%

Mid-Career
▲9%

National Average
$40,000

Entry-Level
▼5%

Late-Career
▼6%

Skills That Affect Licensing Specialist Salaries

Microsoft Word
▲71%

Legal Compliance
▲49%

National Average
$40,000

Microsoft Excel
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
no benefits
None: 19%
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