Average Benefits Specialist with Benefits & Compensation Skills Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

$61,976
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$750
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The average salary for a Benefits Specialist with Benefits & Compensation skills in Washington, District of Columbia is $61,976.
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$43k
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$62k
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$129k
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MEDIAN $61,976
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Salary
$43k - $129k
Bonus
$0 - $750
Total Pay
$52k - $81k

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Job Description for Benefits Specialist

Career Paths

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

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Popular Skills for Benefits Specialist

Skills in 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 Microsoft Excel and 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 $64,329 based on 5 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $61,000.
Employees with Benefits Specialist in their job title in Boston, Massachusetts earn an average of 0.7% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (18.6% less), Nashville, Tennessee (18.5% less) and Chicago, Illinois (18.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 11 survey responses.
Early Career
45.5%
Late Career
54.5%