The average hourly pay for a Benefits Specialist with Microsoft Word skills in San Diego, California is $21.68.
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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 Benefits Administration and Human Resources Information System (HRIS) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Service and Leave of Absence Administration.
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Employees with Benefits Specialist in their job title in Dallas, Texas earn an average of 14.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (8.8% more) and Cincinnati, Ohio (1.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Seattle, Washington (17.8% less), St. Louis, Missouri (17.0% less) and Houston, Texas (7.7% less).
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