Average Entry-Level Benefits Specialist with Benefits & Compensation Skills Salary

$40,743
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$1,600
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Benefits Specialist with Benefits & Compensation skills is $40,743.
10%
$33k
10%
$41k
50%
$59k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $40,743
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Salary
$33k - $59k
Bonus
$500 - $6k
Total Pay
$28k - $56k

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Job Description for Benefits Specialist

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Benefits Specialist
Benefits Manager
Human Resources (HR) Generalist
Benefits Administrator
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Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Benefits Specialist

Skills in Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Word, Benefits Administration, Microsoft Office and Customer Service.

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 $47,780 based on 311 salaries. A mid-career Benefits Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $52,160 based on 186 salaries. An experienced Benefits Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,872 based on 143 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $62,109.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 708 survey responses.
Early Career
43.9%
Mid Career
26.3%
Experienced
20.2%
Late Career
9.6%