Benefits Specialist with Microsoft Office Skills Salary

A Benefits Specialist with Microsoft Office skills earns an average salary of $47,715 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$35,650 - $66,636
$36K
$47K
$67K
MEDIAN: $47,173
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$13.84 - $24.28
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MEDIAN: $18.33
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$0$66K
Salary $35,650 - $66,636
Bonus $98.63 - $6,727
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $4,500
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$31,697 - $64,035
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 426
Hourly Data $0$35
Hourly Rate $13.84 - $24.28
Overtime $21.04 - $35.88
Annual Data $0$64K
Bonus $98.63 - $6,727
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $4,500
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$31,697 - $64,035
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 259

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.

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Benefits Specialist Tasks

  • Maintain records and procedures for the administration process.
  • Analyze employee benefits data to ensure accuracy, including service from third party vendors.
  • Participate in preparation and communication to employees about benefit programs, procedures, claims and any other government mandated disclosures.
  • Administer and provide specialized support for employee benefits programs.

Benefits Specialist Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Benefits Specialist

Pay by Experience for a Benefits Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Benefits Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 211 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Benefits Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 120 salaries. An experienced Benefits Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 82 salaries. A Benefits Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 14 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $44,118

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Key Stats for Benefits Specialist

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 133 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Benefits Specialist Salaries

Experienced
▲12%

▲4%

Late-Career
▲4%

National Average
$44,000

▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 133 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 12%