Average Benefits Specialist Salary in Seattle, Washington

$60,200
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$3,052
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The average salary for a Benefits Specialist in Seattle, Washington is $60,200.
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$46k
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$60k
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$72k
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MEDIAN $60,200
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Salary
$46k - $72k
Bonus
$1k - $7k
Total Pay
$39k - $74k

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

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 $57,704 based on 11 salaries. A mid-career Benefits Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $61,225 based on 20 salaries. An experienced Benefits Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $59,781 based on 7 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $63,938.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in St. Louis, Missouri (23.6% less), Chicago, Illinois (21.2% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (17.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 43 survey responses.
Early Career
25.6%
Mid Career
46.5%
Experienced
16.3%
Late Career
11.6%