Pension Administrators with Pension Plan Administration skills can expect wages of $56K per year on average. Total incomes of Pension Administrators with Pension Plan Administration skills incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $10K from bonuses and close to $4K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $36K and $85K. Location and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and the larger part earn dental coverage. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The majority of Pension Administrators with Pension Plan Administration skills (65 percent) who took the survey are women. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$38,329 - $84,894
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$56K
$85K
MEDIAN: $55,658
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$13.26 - $29.37
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MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$38,329 - $84,894  
   
Bonus
$257.60 - $10,081  
Profit Sharing
$511 - $3,775  
Total Pay (?
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$36,069 - $85,397  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 127
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$13.26 - $29.37  
   
Overtime
$7.10 - $58.61  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$257.60 - $10,081  
   
Profit Sharing
$511 - $3,775  
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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$36,069 - $85,397  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 27

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Pay by Experience Level for Pension Administrator

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


Pension Administrators with Pension Plan Administration skills with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $44K on average, and those who have worked for five to 10 years see a bigger median salary of $54K. Pension Administrators with Pension Plan Administration skills with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $67K. Pension Administrators with Pension Plan Administration skills with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $73K.

Key Stats for Pension Administrator

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 40 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
20%
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Experience Affects Pension Administrator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 32%

Experienced
up arrow 22%

National Average
$55,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 40 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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