Average Benefits Specialist Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

$60,785
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The average salary for a Benefits Specialist in Washington, District of Columbia is $60,785.
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$43k
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$61k
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$75k
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MEDIAN $60,785
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Salary
$43k - $75k
Total Pay
$43k - $77k

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Job Description for Benefits Specialist

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Benefits Specialist. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Benefits Specialist
Benefits Manager
Human Resources (HR) Generalist
Benefits Administrator
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Benefits Specialist

Skills in Benefits & Compensation, Human Resources Information System (HRIS), Customer Service and 401k Plan Administration are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Benefits Administration.

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 $63,107 based on 12 salaries. A mid-career Benefits Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $53,861 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Benefits Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 4 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $61,000.
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 (24.3% less), Chicago, Illinois (21.9% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (17.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 30 survey responses.
Early Career
40.0%
Mid Career
26.7%
Experienced
13.3%
Late Career
20.0%