Senior Pensions Administrators who are practiced in their profession and carry more than 10 years of experience make up approximately three in four of Senior Pensions Administrators. Pay fluctuates from $47K to $87K per year, but expected earnings average $69K per year. A fair number enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 85 percent of Senior Pensions Administrators are female. Most Senior Pensions Administrators report high levels of job satisfaction.

$48,186 - $84,285
$48K
$69K
$84K
MEDIAN: $68,897
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50%
90%

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$21.33 - $25.00
$22
MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$48,186 - $84,285  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,193  
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
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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$47,111 - $86,637  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 44
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$22.42  
   
Overtime
$30.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,193  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
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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$47,111 - $86,637  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 7

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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

  • 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.
  • Facilitate communication between individual plan holders, financial advisors, and investors.

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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.


For Senior Pensions Administrators, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. The average inexperienced worker earns $56K, and someone who has worked for five to 10 years can expect a bigger median salary of $60K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $68K. Senior Pensions Administrators with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $70K.

Key Stats for Senior Pensions Administrator

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
39%
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Experience Affects Senior Pensions Administrator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 6%

Experienced
up arrow 3%

National Average
$66,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
39%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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