Retention Specialist Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$41,000
$31,000
Min 10%
$41,000
Median 50%
$54,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Health First
Highest Paying City
Chico, CA
Highest Paying State
Alaska
Average Experience Level
1.9 years
How much does a retention specialist make?
Retention Specialists in the US make on average $41,822 annually or $20.11 hourly. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $31,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $54,000. Finance companies and Insurance companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. Some of the states with the best Retention Specialist salaries are Alaska, California, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Hawaii. The typical tenure for a Retention Specialist is 1.9 years.

Average Retention Specialist Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Retention Specialist in the USA is $41,822 annually or $20.11 hourly. Chico, CA reports the highest annual salary for Retention Specialists at 49,041. The average starting salary in Chico, CA for Retention Specialists is $26,000. The highest earning states when it comes to Retention Specialist salaries are Alaska, California, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Hawaii. The lowest earning states are Wyoming, Kentucky, Montana, South Dakota, and Idaho.

Map of Retention Specialist Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Retention Specialists earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary:

Average Retention Specialist Salary By Company

If you are a Retention Specialist, you can expect good job security. However, keep in mind that some industries pay better than others. The most abundant employment opportunities for Retention Specialists are in Finance companies and Insurance companies. Health First and Aetna are the highest paying companies. If you can find a job at a company like Centene or Asure Software, they also offer very competitive salaries to their Retention Specialists.

Average Retention Specialist Pay By Industry

The type of industry that a Retention Specialist works in can influence their earning potential. Our data shows that Telecommunication companies, Insurance companies, and Technology companies tend to have the highest salaries for Retention Specialists. Telecommunication companies pay their Retention Specialists the highest wages, averaging $46,174 per year. Insurance companies and Technology companies pay well too, at $44,946 and $42,708, respectively. The average salary for Retention Specialists in the Finance industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $33,025.
Industry
Average Salary
Telecommunication
Telecommunication
$46,174
$46k
Insurance
Insurance
$44,946
$45k
Technology
Technology
$42,708
$43k
Media
Media
$40,932
$41k
Professional
Professional
$36,890
$37k
Finance
Finance
$33,025
$33k

Retention Specialist Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Retention Specialist Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Retention Specialist can range from $25,395 to $65,799 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

Recently Added Retention Specialist Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
Retention Specialist-Human Resources
Retention Specialist-Human Resources
03/27/2020
03/27/2020
$51,737
$51,737
1-800 Accountant
1-800 Accountant
Client Retention Specialist
Client Retention Specialist
03/27/2020
03/27/2020
$40,000
$40,000
Recruitment and Retention Specialist, Stem Grants
Recruitment and Retention Specialist, Stem Grants
03/26/2020
03/26/2020
$40,905
$40,905
Nurse Retention Specialist-Trainer and Instructor II)
Nurse Retention Specialist-Trainer and Instructor II)
03/25/2020
03/25/2020
$45,000
$45,000
Virginia State Government
Virginia State Government
Nurse Retention Specialist-Trainer and Instructor II
Nurse Retention Specialist-Trainer and Instructor II
03/23/2020
03/23/2020
$45,000
$45,000
Linkage and Retention Specialist
Linkage and Retention Specialist
03/11/2020
03/11/2020
$31,305
$31,305
Insurance Retention Specialist
Insurance Retention Specialist
03/08/2020
03/08/2020
$38,610
$38,610
1-800 Accountant
1-800 Accountant
Client Retention Specialist
Client Retention Specialist
03/08/2020
03/08/2020
$40,000
$40,000
Virginia State Government
Virginia State Government
Assistant Coordinator, Nurse Retention Specialist, #Ga256
Assistant Coordinator, Nurse Retention Specialist, #Ga256
03/06/2020
03/06/2020
$56,610
$56,610
Membership Retention Specialist
Membership Retention Specialist
02/27/2020
02/27/2020
$32,349
$32,349