The average salary for a Licensing Specialist is $44,244.
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Job Description for Licensing Specialist
Licensing specialists may work for local, state, or federal government agencies which issue licenses to the public, and they may also work for private companies or corporations, such as financial institutions, to keep track of their employees’ licensing requirements (e.g., series 7’s or 6’s certification). They are responsible for guiding employees on how to obtain required professional licenses, and they may coordinate classes for employees to prepare for their exams to obtain these licenses. …Read more
Licensing Specialist Tasks
- Research and document required operational licenses for company.
- Assist in resolving licensing issues as needed.
- Monitor, process and document licenses and license renewals.
- Complete business license applications and gather required supporting documents and signatures.
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Popular Skills for Licensing Specialist
Skills in Microsoft Excel, Regulatory Compliance and Legal Compliance are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Word and Microsoft Office.
Pay by Experience Level for Licensing Specialist
An entry-level Licensing Specialist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $34,838 based on 23 salaries. An early career Licensing Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $41,012 based on 156 salaries. A mid-career Licensing Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $49,971 based on 88 salaries. An experienced Licensing Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $54,475 based on 57 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $50,376.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Licensing Specialist in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 52.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Dallas, Texas (43.4% more) and Washington, District of Columbia (34.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Minneapolis, Minnesota (1.1% less) and Phoenix, Arizona (0.6% less).
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