Average Benefits Specialist with 401k Plan Administration Skills Salary

$53,959
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,995
Bonus
$1,011
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Benefits Specialist with 401k Plan Administration skills is $53,959.
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MEDIAN $53,959
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Salary
$40k - $71k
Bonus
$786 - $6k
Profit Sharing
$679 - $4k
Total Pay
$37k - $71k

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Job Description for Benefits Specialist

Career Paths

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Benefits Specialist
Benefits Administrator
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Benefits Specialist

Skills that pay less than market rate include Human Resources Information System (HRIS), Microsoft Excel, Benefits & Compensation, Customer Service and Benefits Administration.

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 $46,389 based on 7 salaries. An early career Benefits Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,601 based on 167 salaries. A mid-career Benefits Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $55,349 based on 99 salaries. An experienced Benefits Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $55,253 based on 103 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $62,202.
Employees with Benefits Specialist in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 16.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Irvine, California (16.2% more) and Houston, Texas (13.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Phoenix, Arizona (0.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 420 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.7%
Early Career
39.8%
Mid Career
23.6%
Experienced
24.5%
Late Career
10.5%