Average Employee Benefits Administrator Salary

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The average salary for an Employee Benefits Administrator is $55,093.
MEDIAN $55,093
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$38k - $87k
$201 - $12k
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$2k - $3k
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$34k - $80k

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Job Description for Employee Benefits Administrator

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

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Popular Skills for Employee Benefits Administrator

Skills in Benefits Administration, Microsoft Excel, Employee Relations, Retirement Plan Administration and Claim Handling are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Employee Benefits Administrator

An entry-level Employee Benefits Administrator with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $40,695 based on 7 salaries. An early career Employee Benefits Administrator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $44,986 based on 67 salaries. A mid-career Employee Benefits Administrator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $56,930 based on 26 salaries. An experienced Employee Benefits Administrator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $61,322 based on 48 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $61,829.

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