The average hourly pay for a Benefits Specialist with Human Resources Information System (HRIS) skills in Los Angeles, California is $23.48.
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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. Much of the specialist’s job is ascertaining the best benefit plans for the company to offer. The specialist is expected to ta…Read more
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Skills in Customer Service, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel and 401k Plan Administration are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Benefits Administration.
Pay by Experience Level for Benefits Specialist
An early career Benefits Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $23.98 based on 9 salaries. A mid-career Benefits Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $24.93 based on 7 salaries.
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Employees with Benefits Specialist in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 29.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Denver, Colorado (8.9% more) and Seattle, Washington (3.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (14.1% less), Austin, Texas (10.9% less) and St. Louis, Missouri (9.5% less).
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