The average salary for a Late-Career Benefits Specialist is $56,013.
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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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Benefits & Compensation
Skills in Benefits Administration, Customer Service and Benefits & Compensation are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Leave of Absence Administration and Microsoft Excel.
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 $41,227 based on 150 salaries. An early career Benefits Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $47,739 based on 1,166 salaries. A mid-career Benefits Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,741 based on 627 salaries. An experienced Benefits Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $53,125 based on 619 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Benefits Specialist in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 14.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Detroit, Michigan (10.7% more) and Washington, District of Columbia (8.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Nashville, Tennessee (5.4% less) and Dallas, Texas (4.1% less).
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