Average Benefits Specialist with Human Resources Information System (HRIS) Skills Salary

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The average salary for a Benefits Specialist with Human Resources Information System (HRIS) skills is $52,195.
MEDIAN $52,195
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$40k - $70k
$511 - $6k
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$493 - $3k
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$37k - $69k

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Job Description for Benefits Specialist

Popular Employer Salaries for Benefits Specialist

The top respondents for the job title Benefits Specialist are from the companies Whole Foods Market, Inc., CustomInk and CustomInk. Reported salaries are highest at CustomInk where the average pay is $72,624. Whole Foods Market, Inc. pays the lowest at around $44,000.

Career Paths

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Benefits Specialist
Benefits Manager
Human Resources (HR) Generalist
Benefits Administrator
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Benefits Specialist

Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, Benefits & Compensation, Customer Service and Benefits Administration.

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 $41,087 based on 12 salaries. An early career Benefits Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $49,392 based on 280 salaries. A mid-career Benefits Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $54,899 based on 200 salaries. An experienced Benefits Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $54,556 based on 177 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $56,264.
Employees with Benefits Specialist in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 23.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (18.8% more) and Washington, District of Columbia (18.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in St. Louis, Missouri (11.9% less).

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