How much does a Benefits Specialist make?

Updated May 14, 2021

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$48,417 /yr
Average Base Pay

1,511 salaries

$32K

Low

$48K

Average

$73K

High

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The national average salary for a Benefits Specialist is $48,417 in United States. Filter by location to see Benefits Specialist salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 1,511 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Benefits Specialist employees.

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Benefits Specialist$48,417 /yr
L3
Senior Benefits Specialist$64,586 /yr
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Aon
3.8

Aon

Benefits Specialist

$59,096

 /yr
Range: $33K - $134K
64 salaries
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$33K

$134K

$32,864 - $134,138 Range

ADP
4

ADP

Benefits Specialist

$54,161

 /yr
Range: $34K - $80K

$34K

$80K

$34,303 - $80,438 Range

Conduent
3.1

Conduent

Benefits Specialist - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $15 - $45

$15

$45

$15 - $45 Range

Xerox
3.3

Xerox

Benefits Specialist - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $14 - $50

$14

$50

$14 - $50 Range

Aon Hewitt
3.2

Aon Hewitt

Benefits Specialist

$46,945

 /yr
Range: $31K - $99K

$31K

$99K

$31,014 - $99,046 Range

American Income Life
3.7

American Income Life

Benefits Specialist

$51,624

 /yr
Range: $17K - $113K

$17K

$113K

$17,215 - $112,788 Range

Lash Group
3

Lash Group

Benefits Specialist - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $14 - $20

$14

$20

$14 - $20 Range

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USI Insurance Services
3.9

USI Insurance Services

Benefits Specialist

$60,920

 /yr
Range: $39K - $148K

$39K

$148K

$38,912 - $148,203 Range

AmerisourceBergen
3.6

AmerisourceBergen

Benefits Specialist - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $16 - $30

$16

$30

$16 - $30 Range

Health Advocate
3.1

Health Advocate

Benefits Specialist - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $15 - $23

$15

$23

$15 - $23 Range

Aerotek
3.5

Aerotek

Benefits Specialist

$62,084

 /yr
Range: $31K - $92K

$31K

$92K

$31,042 - $92,092 Range

La Petite Academy
3.1

La Petite Academy

Benefits Specialist

$36,552

 /yr
Range: $34K - $42K

$34K

$42K

$33,919 - $42,311 Range

Globe Life Liberty National Division
3.5

Globe Life Liberty National Division

Benefits Specialist

$48,459

 /yr
Range: $14K - $68K

$14K

$68K

$13,534 - $67,616 Range

BeneLynk
3.9

BeneLynk

Benefits Specialist - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $15 - $16

$15

$16

$15 - $16 Range

BCInsourcing
3.3

BCInsourcing

Benefits Specialist

$43,560

 /yr
Range: $35K - $59K

$35K

$59K

$34,767 - $59,324 Range

Alight Solutions
3.4

Alight Solutions

Benefits Specialist

$42,344

 /yr
Range: $34K - $54K

$34K

$54K

$34,284 - $54,066 Range

Delta Dental

Delta Dental

Benefits Specialist

$51,812

 /yr
Range: $49K - $62K

$49K

$62K

$49,231 - $61,857 Range

Delta Dental of California

Delta Dental of California

Benefits Specialist

$52,717

 /yr
Range: $50K - $63K

$50K

$63K

$50,091 - $62,938 Range

G&A Partners
4.4

G&A Partners

Benefits Specialist

$52,230

 /yr
Range: $36K - $75K

$36K

$75K

$35,985 - $74,501 Range

Oasis®
3.6

Oasis®

Benefits Specialist - Hourly

$23

 /hr
Range: $17 - $38

$17

$38

$17 - $38 Range

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Frequently asked questions about Benefits Specialist salaries

The average salary for a Benefits Specialist is $48,417 in United States. Salaries estimates are based on 1511 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Benefits Specialist employees in United States.

The highest salary for a Benefits Specialist in United States is $73,002 per year.

The lowest salary for a Benefits Specialist in United States is $32,111 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent benefits specialist salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$38,285
per year
A Retirement Specialist in the Phoenix, AZ Area area reported making $38,285 per year
Job Highlights
Phoenix, AZ Area area
Contract
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$53,000
per year
A Benefits Analyst in the Orlando, FL Area area reported making $53,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Orlando, FL Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$59,000
per year
A Benefits Administrator in the Hartford, CT Area area reported making $59,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Hartford, CT Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
College / University
$55,000
per year
A Benefits Analyst in the Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area reported making $55,000 per year
Job Highlights
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$20
hourly
A Benefits Specialist in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $20 per hour
Job Highlights
Boston, MA Area area
Temporary
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$84,687
per year
A Retirement in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $84,687 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Freelance
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$41,657
per year
A Benefits Specialist in the Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area reported making $41,657 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$54,000
per year
A Benefits Specialist in the Oshkosh, WI Area area reported making $54,000 per year
Additional Pay
$5k cash bonus
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Oshkosh, WI Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$36,000
per year
A Benefits Verification Specialist in the Charlotte, NC Area area reported making $36,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Charlotte, NC Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public