Entry-Level Benefits Administrator Salary

An Entry-Level Benefits Administrator earns an average salary of $46,277 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Payroll Administration and 401k Plan Administration.

$35,893 - $62,161
$36K
$48K
$62K
MEDIAN: $48,168
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$14.36 - $23.49
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$18
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MEDIAN: $18.21
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$0$62K
Salary $35,893 - $62,161
Bonus $2.93 - $5,560
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $4,949
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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$32,824 - $60,778
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 297
Hourly Data $0$39
Hourly Rate $14.36 - $23.49
Overtime $21.79 - $39.87
Annual Data $0$60K
Bonus $2.93 - $5,560
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $4,949
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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$32,824 - $60,778
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 146

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Benefits Administrator Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $45,490

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

Benefits Administrator Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Benefits Administrator in Ottawa:
"I wish the company will be fair to everyone."
Continues studies.

Benefits Administrator in Cedar Falls:
"Listen and learn."
Ask a lot of questions. Take notes. Be alert to what is going on around you.

Benefits Administrator in Nahunta:
Any issues that come up address those issues right away while the information is fresh on your mind.

Benefits Administrator in Indianapolis:
"You won't actually be helping people."
If you don't have a college degree, and are excited about having a desk job it might be for you. If you are seeking a more meaningful position, and care about society this would not be for you.

Benefits Administrator in Winston-Salem:
"Develop Your Skills in Multiple Functions."
Develop your skills in other HR functional areas to make yourself more marketable and to have future career options that include other HR responsibilities in addition to benefits administration.

Benefits Administrator in Huntley:
"Education/Training."
Continue to keep up with the HR laws, FMLA laws. Always take continuing educational classes.

Key Stats for Benefits Administrator

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 80 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
72%
5-9 years
22%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Benefits Administrator Salaries

Payroll Administration
▲13%

401k Plan Administration
▲9%

Leave of Absence Administration
▲4%


Benefits & Compensation
▲1%

Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
▲1%

National Average
$45,000



Microsoft Excel
▼2%

Microsoft Office
▼2%

Microsoft Word
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 80 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 16%
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