The average salary for an Experienced Benefits Specialist is C$65,326 per year.

C$46,716 - C$73,951
MEDIAN: C$64,816
Salary C$46,716 - C$73,951
Bonus C$997 - C$8,154
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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).
C$48,896 - C$74,958
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 9 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 35

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.


Benefits Specialist Tasks

  • Maintain records and procedures for the administration process.
  • Analyze employee benefits data to ensure accuracy, including service from third party vendors.
  • Participate in preparation and communication to employees about benefit programs, procedures, claims and any other government mandated disclosures.
  • Administer and provide specialized support for employee benefits programs.

Benefits Specialist Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$66,068

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Benefits Specialist

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
10-19 years
20 years or more

Skills That Affect Benefits Specialist Salaries

National Average

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 10%