Average Early-Career Benefits Specialist Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$48,918
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$1,017
Bonus
$500
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The average salary for an Early-Career Benefits Specialist in Chicago, Illinois is $48,918.
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$36k
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$49k
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$63k
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Popular Skills for Benefits Specialist

Skills that pay less than market rate include Leave of Absence Administration, Benefits & Compensation, Microsoft Excel, Customer Service and Benefits 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 $54,045 based on 14 salaries. An experienced Benefits Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,750 based on 8 salaries.
Employees with Benefits Specialist in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 19.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (18.1% more) and Houston, Texas (6.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in St. Louis, Missouri (16.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 22 survey responses.
Mid Career
63.6%
Experienced
36.4%