Average Benefits Specialist with Benefits & Compensation Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$50,495
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$2,250
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The average salary for a Benefits Specialist with Benefits & Compensation skills in Chicago, Illinois is $50,495.
10%
$40k
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$50k
90%
$62k
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$40k - $62k
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$41k - $62k

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Popular Skills for Benefits Specialist

Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel, Leave of Absence Administration, Microsoft Office, Customer Service and Benefits Administration.

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 $48,200 based on 10 salaries. A mid-career Benefits Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $58,273 based on 5 salaries.
Employees with Benefits Specialist in their job title in Boston, Massachusetts earn an average of 23.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (22.7% more) and New York, New York (19.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (0.1% less) and Nashville, Tennessee (0.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 15 survey responses.
Early Career
66.7%
Mid Career
33.3%