The average salary for an Early-Career Benefits Specialist with Benefits Administration skills in New York, New York is $60,234.
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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
401k Plan Administration
Benefits & Compensation
Skills in Microsoft Excel and Human Resources Information System (HRIS) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Service, Benefits & Compensation and 401k Plan Administration.
Pay by Experience Level for Benefits Specialist
A mid-career Benefits Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $65,792 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Benefits Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $54,464 based on 6 salaries.
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Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in St. Louis, Missouri (32.0% less), Chicago, Illinois (25.4% less) and Madison, Wisconsin (20.3% less).
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