A Senior Analyst, Compensation earns an average salary of $73,659 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.
Senior Analyst, Compensation Total Pay (?
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$53,112 - $91,967
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$53,112 - $91,967  
   
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$0.00 - $11,940  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $8,808  
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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$53,963 - $99,249  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 358
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Job Description for Senior Analyst, Compensation
Senior analysts for compensation are responsible for assisting with the development and implementation of compensation programs for their organization. They conduct extensive market analysis to research trends and compensation initiatives across their industry, as well as provide support to organizational executives for performance evaluation purposes. Senior analysts for compensation evaluate existing incentive plans and modify them according to business requirements and needs, as well as participate in compensation projects and annual review processes. Senior analysts for compensation answer compensation inquiries in a timely manner, create effective business partnerships, and help increase employee satisfaction through well-executed compensation programs.
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Senior Analyst, Compensation Tasks
  • Participate in salary surveys, and analyze data from survey sources to determine competitiveness both internally and externally.
  • Price new jobs utilizing salary surveys or slotting.
  • Design and prepare ad hoc compensation and budget related reports for management.
  • Write job descriptions and maintain database of all job descriptions.
  • Assist in preparation of merit increase and incentive programs and budgeting.
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$77,000
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Experience Affects Senior Analyst, Compensation Salaries

National Average
$77,000

Skills That Affect Senior Analyst, Compensation Salaries

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National Average
$77,000
Benefits & Compensation
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Gender
Female
58%
female alumni
 
Male
42%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
44%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
8%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 92%
vision benefits Vision: 81% employee benefits None: 5%
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