Benefit Specialist

Benefit Specialist Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$55,000
$36,000
Min 10%
$55,000
Median 50%
$82,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Entercom Communications
Highest Paying City
Washington, DC
Highest Paying State
District of Columbia
Average Experience Level
2.9 years
How much does a benefit specialist make?
Benefit Specialists in America make, on average, $55,358 a year or $26.61 per hour. If you are in the top 10 percent, you will make over $82,000; however, if you are in the bottom 10 percent, you will earn less than $36,000 per year. The most abundant employment opportunities for Benefit Specialists are in Professional companies and Finance companies. District of Columbia, New Jersey, New York, California, and Maryland are some of the states with the best Benefit Specialist salaries in the US. The typical employment in the position spans 2.9 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Specialist
$58,635

Average Benefit Specialist Salary By Location

Benefit Specialists in the US makes an average salary of $55,358 per year or $26.61 per hour. The city with the highest Benefit Specialist salary is Washington, DC at $77,193 per year. Even as an entry-level Benefit Specialist, you will make $48,000 per year in Washington, DC. The top 5 states with the highest reported Benefit Specialist salaries are District of Columbia, New Jersey, New York, California, and Maryland. South Carolina, South Dakota, Florida, Mississippi, and Arkansas have the lowest reported salaries for Benefit Specialists.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Washington, DC
$77,193
2
San Francisco, CA
$73,773
3
New Brunswick, NJ
$70,356
4
New York, NY
$69,569
5
Bellingham, WA
$68,024

Average Benefit Specialist Salary By Company

There is good job security in Benefit Specialist positions. Some industries offer better pay and benefit packages than others. Professional companies and Finance companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. Benefit Specialists at Entercom Communications and Chesapeake Utilities report the highest salaries. Companies like Bank of America and Chico's FAS also report very competitive wages for Benefit Specialists.

Average Benefit Specialist Pay By Industry

The type of industry that a Benefit Specialist works in can influence their earning potential. By looking at our data, we can see that Technology companies, Insurance companies, and Health Care companies pay their Benefit Specialists well. Technology companies pay their Benefit Specialists the highest wages, averaging $58,413 per year. Insurance companies and Health Care companies pay well too, at $57,272 and $55,717, respectively. At $53,278, the average salary for Benefit Specialists in the Professional industry is lower than other industries.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Technology
$58,413
2
Insurance
$57,272
3
Health Care
$55,717
4
Finance
$55,341
5
Manufacturing
$54,339

Recently Added Benefit Specialist Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Benefit Specialist
01/30/2020
$63,864
University of California
Benefit Specialist
01/29/2020
$71,400
Washington State
Benefit Specialist
01/29/2020
$49,932
Professional Alternatives
Benefit Specialist
01/29/2020
$52,175
State of North Carolina
Benefit Specialist
01/29/2020
$36,677
Serur
Benefit Specialist
01/28/2020
$55,000
Medix
Benefit Specialist
01/28/2020
$42,053
01/28/2020
$121,316
Outagamie County
Benefit Specialist
01/28/2020
$35,896
State of Florida
Benefit Specialist
01/28/2020
$49,000
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