The average salary for a Benefits Specialist with Human Resources Information System (HRIS) skills in Seattle, Washington is $55,035.
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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, Benefits & Compensation, Leave of Absence Administration and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average.
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 $54,927 based on 5 salaries. A mid-career Benefits Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $59,869 based on 15 salaries.
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Employees with Benefits Specialist in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 13.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (12.6% more) and New York, New York (12.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in St. Louis, Missouri (16.4% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (1.0% less).
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