For Entry-Level Pension Administrators, annual average wages total $43K per year. Final cash compensation to Entry-Level Pension Administrators varies from around $34K to approximately $59K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $5K and $4K, respectively. Most Entry-Level Pension Administrators report high levels of job satisfaction. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 56 percent. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$34,930 - $58,003
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MEDIAN: $43,298
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$12.93 - $28.93
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$34,930 - $58,003  
   
Bonus
$200.00 - $4,880  
Profit Sharing
$502 - $3,737  
Total Pay (?
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$33,944 - $58,926  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 76
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.93 - $28.93  
   
Overtime
$28.88  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$200.00 - $4,880  
   
Profit Sharing
$502 - $3,737  
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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$33,944 - $58,926  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 24

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Key Stats for Pension Administrator

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
76%
5-9 years
13%
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Skills That Affect Pension Administrator Salaries

Microsoft Word
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Windows Operating System General Use
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Microsoft Office
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National Average
$45,000

401k Plan Administration
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Pension Plan Administration
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Microsoft Excel
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Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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