Average Benefits Specialist with Human Resources (HR) Skills Salary

$52,186
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,966
Bonus
$1,030
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Benefits Specialist with Human Resources (HR) skills is $52,186.
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$52k
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MEDIAN $52,186
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Salary
$40k - $67k
Bonus
$252 - $5k
Profit Sharing
$500 - $3k
Total Pay
$37k - $65k

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Job Description for Benefits Specialist

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Benefits Specialist. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Benefits Specialist
Benefits Manager
Human Resources (HR) Generalist
Benefits Administrator
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Benefits Specialist

Skills in Human Resources Information System (HRIS) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel, Benefits & Compensation, Customer Service and 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 $50,885 based on 94 salaries. A mid-career Benefits Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,456 based on 36 salaries. An experienced Benefits Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,593 based on 36 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $64,431.
Employees with Benefits Specialist in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 27.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (1.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Cincinnati, Ohio (9.0% less) and St. Louis, Missouri (6.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 180 survey responses.
Early Career
52.2%
Mid Career
20.0%
Experienced
20.0%
Late Career
7.8%