How much does a Benefits Specialist make?

Updated Jan 19, 2022

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$49,647 /yr
Average Base Pay

1,743 salaries

$33K

Low

$50K

Average

$75K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

How much does a Benefits Specialist make? The national average salary for a Benefits Specialist is $49,647 in United States. Filter by location to see Benefits Specialist salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 1,743 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Benefits Specialist employees.

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Recent User Submitted Salaries for Payroll and Benefits Administrator in United States of America

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$29

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Payroll and Benefits Administrator with 7 to 9 years of experience

$90,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Benefit Analyst with 1 to 3 years of experience

$45,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Retirement Plan Specialist with 4 to 6 years of experience

$109,046

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$75,000/yr

8 days ago by a Retirement Plan Consultant with 10 to 14 years of experience

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$20

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Retirement Plan Specialist with less than one year of experience

$75,374

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Employee Benefits Specialist with 10 to 14 years of experience

$65,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Benefits Specialist with 10 to 14 years of experience

$65,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$850/yr

8 days ago by a Benefit Analyst with 4 to 6 years of experience

$22

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a HRIS Specialist with 1 to 3 years of experience

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What is the average pay for a Benefits Specialist at different companies?

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Aflac
3.8

Aflac

Benefits Specialist

$52,006

 /yr
Range: $7K - $114K

$7K

$114K

$6,798 - $113,764 Range

Unum
3.6

Unum

Benefits Specialist

$52,295

 /yr
Range: $41K - $64K

$41K

$64K

$41,201 - $64,323 Range

ADP
4

ADP

Benefits Specialist

$56,003

 /yr
Range: $39K - $73K

$39K

$73K

$39,210 - $73,313 Range

Conduent
3.1

Conduent

Benefits Specialist - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $15 - $21

$15

$21

$15 - $21 Range

American Income Life
3.6

American Income Life

Benefits Specialist

$53,099

 /yr
Range: $18K - $113K

$18K

$113K

$18,026 - $112,602 Range

Health Advocate
3

Health Advocate

Benefits Specialist

$41,116

 /yr
Range: $33K - $54K

$33K

$54K

$32,897 - $54,173 Range

Aon
3.9

Aon

Benefits Specialist

$45,611

 /yr
Range: $31K - $140K

$31K

$140K

$30,673 - $140,454 Range

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Willis Towers Watson
3.9

Willis Towers Watson

Benefits Specialist - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $15 - $62

$15

$62

$15 - $62 Range

CVS Health
3

CVS Health

Benefits Specialist - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $15 - $25

$15

$25

$15 - $25 Range

Lash Group
3.4

Lash Group

Benefits Specialist - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $14 - $23

$14

$23

$14 - $23 Range

Xerox
3.3

Xerox

Benefits Specialist - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $15 - $22

$15

$22

$15 - $22 Range

Mercer
3.9

Mercer

Benefits Specialist

$46,198

 /yr
Range: $36K - $117K

$36K

$117K

$36,465 - $117,190 Range

AmerisourceBergen
3.6

AmerisourceBergen

Benefits Specialist - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $16 - $31

$16

$31

$16 - $31 Range

La Petite Academy
2.9

La Petite Academy

Benefits Specialist

$38,273

 /yr
Range: $36K - $44K

$36K

$44K

$35,516 - $44,303 Range

Whole Foods Market
3.5

Whole Foods Market

Benefits Specialist

$58,814

 /yr
Range: $56K - $71K

$56K

$71K

$56,476 - $70,833 Range

UnitedHealth Group
3.7

UnitedHealth Group

Benefits Specialist - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $16 - $23

$16

$23

$16 - $23 Range

Delta Dental of California

Delta Dental of California

Benefits Specialist

$55,200

 /yr
Range: $52K - $66K

$52K

$66K

$52,450 - $65,901 Range

Globe Life Liberty National Division
3.9

Globe Life Liberty National Division

Benefits Specialist

$43,618

 /yr
Range: $14K - $65K

$14K

$65K

$14,171 - $64,681 Range

Aerotek
3.5

Aerotek

Benefits Specialist

$71,509

 /yr
Range: $36K - $96K

$36K

$96K

$36,404 - $96,428 Range

Alight Solutions
3.5

Alight Solutions

Benefits Specialist

$43,229

 /yr
Range: $32K - $60K

$32K

$60K

$32,162 - $59,591 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Benefits Specialist salaries

The national average salary for a Benefits Specialist is $49,647 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Benefits Specialist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1743 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Benefits Specialist employees.

The highest salary for a Benefits Specialist in United States is $74,587 per year.

The lowest salary for a Benefits Specialist in United States is $33,046 per year.

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