The average salary for a Benefits Specialist with Benefits & Compensation skills in Seattle, Washington is $59,965.
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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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Popular Skills for Benefits Specialist
Skills in Benefits Administration, Customer Service, Leave of Absence Administration and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include 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 $0 based on 5 salaries. A mid-career Benefits Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $60,984 based on 8 salaries.
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Employees with Benefits Specialist in their job title in Boston, Massachusetts earn an average of 4.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (3.4% more) and New York, New York (0.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (15.9% less), Nashville, Tennessee (15.8% less) and Chicago, Illinois (15.8% less).
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