How much does a Benefits Administrator I make in the United States? The average Benefits Administrator I salary in the United States is $53,204 as of May 28, 2020, but the range typically falls between $46,636 and $63,549. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Benefits Administrator I administers and maintains company benefits programs. Informs and guides employees on benefits matters regarding eligibility, coverage and provisions. Being a Benefits Administrator I compiles and maintains benefits records and documentation. May require an associate degree or its equivalent. Additionally, Benefits Administrator I typically reports to a Supervisor or a Manager. The Benefits Administrator I works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Self-motivated and able to work independently. To be a Benefits Administrator I typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)... View full job description

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