Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists

General Information

Description

Conduct programs of compensation and benefits and job analysis for employer. May specialize in specific areas, such as position classification and pension programs.

Business Breakdown

People in this career work in these sectors.

  1. Private, for profit61.58%
  2. State and local government19.20%
  3. Private, not for profit10.78%
  4. Federal government6.59%
  5. Self-employed1.73%

Workplace at a Glance

What you can expect to experience while on the job

  • Responsibility
  • Exposure to job hazards
  • Physical activity
  • Decision making
  • Repetitiveness
  • Level of competition
  • Time pressure

Job Outlook

Employment of compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists is projected to grow 10 percent from 2020 to 2030, about as fast as the average for all occupations. About 9,400 openings for compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists are projected each year, on average, over the decade. Many of those openings are expected to result from the need to replace workers who transfer to different occupations or exit the labor force, such as to retire.

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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$67,190

State-by-state Salary

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$86,780
$37,080
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Education

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • Bachelor's degree 69%
  • High school 8%
  • Some college 8%
  • Master's degree 4%
  • Associate's degree 4%
  • Post-secondary certificate 4%
  • Doctoral degree 0%
  • Post baccalaureate 0%
  • Less than high school 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%
  • First professional degree 0%

Knowledge

  • Personnel and Human Resources
  • Clerical
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Mathematics
  • English Language

Skills at a Glance

Skills helpful in this career

  • Verbal skills
  • Critical thinking & problem solving
  • Equipment operation & maintenance
  • Math & science skills
  • Technology design & control
  • Leadership
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