The average hourly pay for a Benefits Assistant is $17.04.
Is Benefits Assistant your job title? Find out what you should be paid
Use our tool to get a personalized report on your market worth.
$13 - $22
$258 - $4,910
$0 - $2,247
$29,230 - $52,566
Your Market Worth Over Time
How has your pay changed over time for your market? Find out by taking our salary quiz.
Job Description for Benefits Assistant
Benefits assistants serve clerical roles, primarily in the human resources departments of companies. They interact with other employees directly or via email or telephone and provide information related to health insurance, retirement programs such as 401K, paid time off, and other benefits programs available to the company’s employees. They may be required to conduct formal presentations regarding their company’s benefit programs to new employees and may also communicate with outside vendors. …Read more
Job Satisfaction for Benefits Assistant
Popular Employer Salaries for Benefits Assistant
Benefits Assistant Job Listings
Search for more jobs
Popular Skills for Benefits Assistant
Avg. Hourly Rate
Skills in Benefits Administration and Human Resources Information System (HRIS) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Office.
Pay by Experience Level for Benefits Assistant
An entry-level Benefits Assistant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $15.00 based on 13 salaries. An early career Benefits Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.36 based on 105 salaries. A mid-career Benefits Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.69 based on 22 salaries. An experienced Benefits Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.40 based on 21 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $21.
Pay Difference by Location
Learn more about cost of living by city.
Employees with Benefits Assistant in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 20.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (13.1% more) and Nashville, Tennessee (0.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Washington, District of Columbia (22.2% less), Birmingham, Alabama (19.4% less) and Santa Fe Springs, California (10.6% less).
Years of Experience
This data is based on 168 survey responses.
Related Job Salaries
$12 - $25
$12 - $22
$13 - $32
$15 - $27
$15 - $39
$14 - $31
$15 - $39
$14 - $25
$22 - $35