Licensing Specialist Salary

Licensing Specialists in the United States can expect wages of $42K annually on average. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Most Licensing Specialists report high levels of job satisfaction. Most Licensing Specialists survey respondents are women (77 percent). This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$30,186 - $73,252
$30K
$42K
$73K
MEDIAN: $42,478
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$13.01 - $23.70
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$0$73K
Salary $30,186 - $73,252
Bonus $295.90 - $4,949
Profit Sharing $734
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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$29,789 - $70,884
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 119
Hourly Data $0$43
Hourly Rate $13.01 - $23.70
Overtime $14.09 - $43.21
Annual Data $0$70K
Bonus $295.90 - $4,949
Profit Sharing $734
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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$29,789 - $70,884
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 56

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.

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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.

Licensing Specialist Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Licensing Specialist

Pay by Experience for a Licensing Specialist has a neutral trend. An entry-level Licensing Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 96 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Licensing Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 37 salaries. An experienced Licensing Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 29 salaries. A Licensing Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 8 salaries.

Licensing Specialist Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Licensing Specialist?

Licensing Specialist in Cincinnati:
Pros: Flexibility, problem-solving, research, autonomy, culture, team, health insurances, perks, benefits.
Cons: Tedious, phone calls, dealing with state boards.

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Key Stats for Licensing Specialist

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Licensing Specialist Salaries

Experienced
▲12%

Mid-Career
▲10%

National Average
$40,000

Entry-Level
▼5%

Late-Career
▼5%

Skills That Affect Licensing Specialist Salaries

Microsoft Word
▲72%

Legal Compliance
▲50%

National Average
$40,000

Microsoft Excel
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 16%