Average Benefits Specialist Salary in Houston, Texas

$53,741
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,600
Bonus
$2,490
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Benefits Specialist in Houston, Texas is $53,741.
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MEDIAN $53,741
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Salary
$40k - $73k
Bonus
$308 - $14k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $2k
Total Pay
$39k - $71k

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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 Human Resources Information System (HRIS) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Benefits & Compensation and Microsoft Excel.

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 $49,737 based on 22 salaries. A mid-career Benefits Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $57,808 based on 14 salaries. An experienced Benefits Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $59,395 based on 13 salaries.
Employees with Benefits Specialist in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 12.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (8.1% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (2.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in St. Louis, Missouri (14.4% less), Chicago, Illinois (11.7% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (7.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 49 survey responses.
Early Career
44.9%
Mid Career
28.6%
Experienced
26.5%