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Average Benefits Administrator Salary in Canada

C$46,735
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C$1,030
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The average salary for a Benefits Administrator in Canada is C$46,735.
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CA$37k
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CA$47k
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CA$61k
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What Do Benefits Administrators Do?

Benefits Administrator Tasks
  • Serve as the primary contact for vendors and third party administrators.
  • Research, design, recommend and implement benefit plans that present the best value.
  • Perform benefit plan audits and recommend cost reduction or containment strategies.
  • Maintain records and procedures for the administration process.
  • Provide customer support to both internal and external customers.

Job Satisfaction for Benefits Administrator

3.7 out of 5
(27)
Highly Satisfied
19Reviews

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What Are Popular Skills for Benefits Administrators?

Skills in Benefits Administration, Customer Service and Human Resources (HR) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel and Benefits & Compensation.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Benefits Administrators?

An entry-level Benefits Administrator with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$42,000 based on 7 salaries. An early career Benefits Administrator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$44,353 based on 70 salaries. A mid-career Benefits Administrator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$49,410 based on 30 salaries. An experienced Benefits Administrator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$48,230 based on 18 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$56,716.
Employees with Benefits Administrator in their job title in Mississauga, Ontario earn an average of 22.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Edmonton, Alberta (21.9% more) and Waterloo, Ontario (6.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in London, Ontario (18.4% less), Toronto, Ontario (8.0% less) and Winnipeg, Manitoba (5.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 139 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.0%
Early Career
50.4%
Mid Career
21.6%
Experienced
12.9%
Late Career
10.1%