The average salary for an Experienced Benefits Specialist in Houston, Texas is $59,395.
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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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Popular Skills for Benefits Specialist
Skills in Benefits Administration, Leave of Absence Administration and Human Resources Information System (HRIS) are correlated to pay that is above average.
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 $50,518 based on 22 salaries. A mid-career Benefits Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $57,808 based on 13 salaries.
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Employees with Benefits Specialist in their job title in Dallas, Texas earn an average of 1.0% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Austin, Texas (18.3% less), St. Louis, Missouri (17.5% less) and Indianapolis, Indiana (15.8% less).
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