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Average Mid-Career Benefits Specialist Salary

$53,063
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,007
Bonus
$611
Commission
$1,330
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Benefits Specialist is $53,063.
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$39k
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$53k
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$69k
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$39k - $69k
Bonus
$311 - $7k
Profit Sharing
$786 - $4k
Commission
$0 - $611
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$35k - $69k
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What Do Benefits Specialists Do?

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What Are Popular Skills for Benefits Specialists?

Skills in Benefits Administration, Human Resources Information System (HRIS) and Leave of Absence Administration are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Benefits & Compensation and Customer Service.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Benefits Specialists?

An entry-level Benefits Specialist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $42,631 based on 131 salaries. An early career Benefits Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $48,557 based on 1,048 salaries. An experienced Benefits Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $54,451 based on 545 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $57,908.
Employees with Benefits Specialist in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 23.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (18.7% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (14.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (17.5% less) and Baton Rouge, Louisiana (3.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,951 survey responses.
Entry Level
6.7%
Early Career
53.7%
Experienced
27.9%
Late Career
11.6%