The average salary for a Benefits Specialist with Benefits Administration skills in Washington, District of Columbia is $58,138.
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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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Popular Skills for Benefits Specialist
Benefits & Compensation
401k Plan Administration
Skills in Benefits & Compensation, Human Resources Information System (HRIS), Customer Service, 401k Plan Administration and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average.
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 $63,272 based on 9 salaries. A mid-career Benefits Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $53,861 based on 7 salaries.
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Employees with Benefits Specialist in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 5.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (4.9% more) and Houston, Texas (2.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in St. Louis, Missouri (29.1% less), Chicago, Illinois (14.5% less) and Dallas, Texas (0.5% less).
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