Average Mid-Career Benefits Specialist with Benefits & Compensation Skills Salary

$52,828
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,473
Bonus
$2,156
Commission
$2,397
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Benefits Specialist with Benefits & Compensation skills is $52,828.
10%
$40k
MEDIAN
$53k
90%
$72k
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Salary
$40k - $72k
Bonus
$275 - $7k
Profit Sharing
$1k - $4k
Commission
$0 - $2k
Total Pay
$35k - $73k

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Popular Skills for Benefits Specialist

Skills in Benefits Administration and Human Resources Information System (HRIS) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office and Customer Service.

Pay by Experience Level for Benefits Specialist

An entry-level Benefits Specialist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $40,743 based on 27 salaries. An early career Benefits Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $47,614 based on 311 salaries. An experienced Benefits Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,879 based on 146 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $62,109.
Employees with Benefits Specialist in their job title in Boston, Massachusetts earn an average of 25.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (15.4% more) and Chicago, Illinois (10.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Nashville, Tennessee (16.7% less), Denver, Colorado (9.1% less) and Houston, Texas (0.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 554 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.9%
Early Career
56.1%
Experienced
26.4%
Late Career
12.6%