The average salary for a Benefits Specialist is C$58,720.
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Job Description for Benefits Specialist
A company with a large number of employees holding company-sponsored benefits may have a benefits specialist. Much of the specialist's work involves administration of the organization’s health plan and providing information to employees related to these benefits. The benefits specialist helps select administrators of the organization’s employee retirement plans as well. Much of the specialist’s job is ascertaining the best benefit plans for the company to offer. The specialist is expected to ta…Read more
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Popular Skills for Benefits Specialist
Benefits & Compensation
Skills in Benefits Administration and Benefits & Compensation are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Human Resources Information System (HRIS), Customer Service and Microsoft Excel.
Pay by Experience Level for Benefits Specialist
An early career Benefits Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$52,882 based on 44 salaries. A mid-career Benefits Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$60,001 based on 44 salaries. An experienced Benefits Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$64,655 based on 33 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$73,002.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Benefits Specialist in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 10.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Edmonton, Alberta (10.7% more) and Toronto, Ontario (4.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Waterloo, Ontario (14.9% less).
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