Average Benefits Administrator Salary

Avg. Base Salary (USD)

The average salary for a Benefits Administrator is $57,076 in 2023

Base Salary
$43k - $78k
$530 - $8k
Profit Sharing
$1k - $7k
Total Pay
$41k - $76k
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What Do Benefits Administrators Do?

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

3.9 out of 5
Highly Satisfied
Based on 150 responses, the job of Benefits Administrator has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.87 out of 5. On average, Benefits Administrators are highly satisfied with their job.

FAQs About Benefits Administrators

What is the highest pay for Benefits Administrators?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for a Benefits Administrator is $78k / year

What is the lowest pay for Benefits Administrators?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for a Benefits Administrator is $43k / year

How can Benefits Administrators increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as a Benefits Administrator is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are a Benefits Administrator that oversees more junior Benefits Administrators, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.