The average salary for a Benefits Specialist with Microsoft Excel skills in Chicago, Illinois is $47,500.
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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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Benefits & Compensation
Skills in Benefits Administration, Customer Service, Benefits & Compensation and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Leave of Absence Administration.
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Employees with Benefits Specialist in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 45.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (32.3% more) and Dallas, Texas (26.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in St. Louis, Missouri (15.8% less).
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