Senior Pensions Administrator Salary

Senior Pensions Administrators in the United States tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — between two-thirds and three-fourths have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $44K to $87K per year, median earnings come to $61K per year. In the world of Senior Pensions Administrators, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $8K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $6K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $44K and $87K. Job satisfaction for Senior Pensions Administrators is high. A fair number enjoy medical while the larger part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than two-fifths. Female Senior Pensions Administrators make up most of the survey respondents at 74 percent. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$46,435 - $85,985
(Median)
$46K
$61K
$86K
MEDIAN: $60,726
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$19.08 - $38.76
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$19
$23
$39
MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$46,435 - $85,985  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,708  
Profit Sharing
$1,504 - $5,960  
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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$44,402 - $87,076  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 102
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$19.08 - $38.76  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $58.72  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,708  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,504 - $5,960  
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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$44,402 - $87,076  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 19
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Job Description for Senior Pensions Administrator

Senior pension administrators have several job responsibilities, but they generally oversee the administration of retirement plans. They review records for these plans and make sure that they are up-to-date and comply with federal regulations. They are concerned with the normal operation of the plan, including customer service and billing. On occasion, they may work with clients to make the plan more personalized for the individual. For instance, they may assist in deciding on benefit distribution.

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Senior Pensions Administrator Tasks

  • Facilitate communication between individual plan holders, financial advisors, and investors.
  • Process financial statements and keep beneficiaries informed about changes to their retirement plan.
  • Oversee the administration of a company’s retirement plan.
  • Conduct audits and ensure plan is in compliance with government regulations.

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Pensions Administrator

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


Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $62K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $60K on average. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $58K. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $65K.

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Experience Affects Senior Pensions Administrator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 7%

Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$60,000

Experienced
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
30%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
medical benefits
Vision: 45%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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