Benefits Administrator in Houston, Texas Salary

The average pay for a Benefits Administrator in Houston, Texas is $50,868 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field.

$38,395 - $61,920
$38K
$50K
$62K
MEDIAN: $50,000
10%
50%
90%

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$19.20 - $22.85
$22
MEDIAN: $21.62
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$0$61K
Salary $38,395 - $61,920
Bonus $-0.50 - $4,966
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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$38,000 - $60,439
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 9 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 12
Hourly Data $0$39
Hourly Rate $21.62
Overtime $33.35
Annual Data $0$60K
Bonus $-0.50 - $4,966
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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$38,000 - $60,439
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 9 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 7

Job Description for Benefits Administrator

Benefits administrators provide human resources-related advice and information to the workers in their organization. They give information about different benefit programs and process applications to all relevant employees. Another main responsibilities include data input into the company databases. They also process workers' claims regarding benefits issues and escalate inquiries as needed to other human resources professionals. There are many benefits that benefits administrators must be comfortable discussing and explaining to employees, including life insurance, health benefits, and 401(k) benefits, among others. Advanced analytical skills are necessary, as benefits administrators often handle large quantities of numerical data and spreadsheets.

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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.

About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
4.0%

Benefits Administrator Job Listings

Key Stats for Benefits Administrator

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Benefits Administrator Salaries

▲2%

National Average
$49,000

▼13%

Skills That Affect Benefits Administrator Salaries

401k Plan Administration
▲12%


Microsoft Word
▲2%

National Average
$49,000

Microsoft Excel
▼6%

Leave of Absence Administration
▼12%

Benefits & Compensation
▼12%

Microsoft Office
▼13%


Human Resources
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
no benefits
None: 22%