Employee Benefits Administrator Salary

Pay for Employee Benefits Administrators in the United States sits in the ballpark of $54K annually. Most people on this career path report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Employee Benefits Administrators who responded to the questionnaire are largely women, dominating at 88 percent. Although a strong majority have medical coverage and a fair number have dental coverage, about a fifth claim no health benefits at all. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$36,211 - $85,137
$36K
$53K
$85K
MEDIAN: $53,336
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50%
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$13.47 - $28.32
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$19
$28
MEDIAN: $19.05
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$0$85K
Salary $36,211 - $85,137
Bonus $48.48 - $17,192
Profit Sharing $4,050
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$33,159 - $81,644
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 70
Hourly Data $0$39
Hourly Rate $13.47 - $28.32
Overtime $25.96
Annual Data $0$81K
Bonus $48.48 - $17,192
Profit Sharing $4,050
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$33,159 - $81,644
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 29

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Job Description for Employee Benefits Administrator

An employee benefits administrator selects, manages and administers employee benefits programs. Many organizations offer their employees a number of benefit programs, such as insurance or spending plans, in order to keep them motivated and upbeat. It is the employee benefits administrator's responsibility to direct and plan all operations involving employee benefits programs in the human resources department.

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Employee Benefits Administrator Tasks

  • Develop and prepare communications to employees about benefit programs, procedures, claims and any other government mandated disclosures.
  • Administer employee benefits programs.
  • Maintain records and procedures for the administration process.
  • Ensure accuracy of employee benefits data, including service from third party vendors.

Common Career Paths for Employee Benefits Administrator


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Employee Benefits Administrators' salaries may rise greatly for those who assume a higher-end position such as a Benefits Manager. The average Benefits Manager brings home $69K per year.

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Pay by Experience Level for Employee Benefits Administrator

Pay by Experience for an Employee Benefits Administrator has a positive trend. An entry-level Employee Benefits Administrator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 42 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Employee Benefits Administrator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 33 salaries. An experienced Employee Benefits Administrator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 36 salaries. An Employee Benefits Administrator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 18 salaries.

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Key Stats for Employee Benefits Administrator

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 27 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Employee Benefits Administrator Salaries

Experienced
▲21%

Late-Career
▲20%

Mid-Career
▲11%

National Average
$50,000

Entry-Level
▼19%

Skills That Affect Employee Benefits Administrator Salaries

401k Plan Administration
▲10%


National Average
$50,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 18%
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