Average Benefits Specialist with Benefits & Compensation Skills Salary

$50,307
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,994
Bonus
$3,700
Commission
$1,750
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Benefits Specialist with Benefits & Compensation skills is $50,307.
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MEDIAN $50,307
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United States (change)
Salary
$38k - $70k
Bonus
$1 - $9k
Profit Sharing
$201 - $4k
Commission
$0 - $4k
Total Pay
$33k - $67k

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Job Description for Benefits Specialist

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Career Paths

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Benefits Specialist
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 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 Office, Microsoft Excel and Customer Service.

Pay by Experience Level for Benefits Specialist

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 $40,460 based on 26 salaries. An early career Benefits Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $47,821 based on 313 salaries. A mid-career Benefits Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $52,147 based on 186 salaries. An experienced Benefits Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,747 based on 148 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $61,479.
Employees with Benefits Specialist in their job title in Boston, Massachusetts earn an average of 24.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (23.2% more) and New York, New York (20.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (1.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 741 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.5%
Early Career
42.2%
Mid Career
25.1%
Experienced
20.0%
Late Career
9.2%