The average salary for an Entry-Level Benefits Specialist with Benefits & Compensation skills is $40,743.
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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 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.
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