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Benefits Specialist

Virginia Median
$50,000
National Median
$47,000
Median Income is the exact middle income earned by someone in a job or career field.

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Benefits Specialist
Aerotek | Leesburg, VA 4 days ago

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Benefits Specialist

Benefits specialists design, negotiate, and administer their organization's employee benefits programs. Benefits specialists might deal with a range of benefits or specialize in a type of benefit, like health or retirement.

On a typical day, benefits specialists spend their time:

  • Negotiating with providers for best value benefit plans
  • Managing paperwork associated with enrolling new hires in plans and filing claims
  • Resolving disputes between employees and benefit providers.

Salaries for

Benefits Specialist

Virginia Median
$50,000
National Median
$47,000
Median Income is the exact middle income earned by someone in a job or career field.

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Recent Jobs Posted

Benefits Specialist
Aerotek | Leesburg, VA 4 days ago

Benefits Specialist
Aerotek | Leesburg, VA 7 days ago

Benefits Specialist
Aerotek | Leesburg, VA 6 days ago

Leasing Specialist
Ultimate | Mclean, VA 1 week ago

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Top Pay by Location

These cities have the highest paying median for Benefits Specialist
New York, NY
$58,000
Washington, DC
$55,000
Houston, TX
$51,000
Phoenix, AZ
$50,000
Chicago, IL
$50,000
Dallas, TX
$50,000
Atlanta, GA
$50,000
Philadelphia, PA
$49,000
Salary information is calculated from job seeker profiles and job postings. Both hourly and yearly wages could be reported.

On a typical day, benefits specialists spend their time:

  • Negotiating with providers for best value benefit plans
  • Managing paperwork associated with enrolling new hires in plans and filing claims
  • Resolving disputes between employees and benefit providers.

Insider Tips

On average, benefits specialists earn $47,000 per year. While entry-level benefits specialists make less than the national average, they can look forward to their salaries increasing at a consistent rate throughout their careers. Benefits specialists living in Minnesota, Seattle, and Los Angeles are among the best compensated in the country. Typically, benefits specialists in Portland and Atlanta only earn slightly more than the national average.