How much does a Benefits Director make in the United States? The average Benefits Director salary in the United States is $182,576 as of November 23, 2022, but the range typically falls between $159,853 and $206,205. 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, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

Based on HR-reported data: a national average with a geographic differential
25% $159,853 10% $139,164 90% $227,718 75% $206,205 $182,576 50%(Median)
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Job Description for Benefits Director

Benefits Director plans and directs the overall design, implementation, communication, and administration of the organization's health and welfare benefits programs. Leads the development of new initiatives to establish competitive and cost-effective benefits programs. Being a Benefits Director ensures that programs adhere to current regulations and support the organization's strategic objectives. Evaluates current programs to ensure compliance with governmental regulations and competitiveness with other organizations. Additionally, Benefits Director requires a bachelor's degree. May require Certified Employee Benefits Specialist (CEBS). Typically reports to top management. The Benefits Director manages a departmental sub-function within a broader departmental function. Creates functional strategies and specific objectives for the sub-function and develops budgets/policies/procedures to support the functional infrastructure. To be a Benefits Director typically requires 5+ years of managerial experience. Deep knowledge of the managed sub-function and solid knowledge of the overall departmental function. (Copyright 2022 View full job description

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Skills associated with Benefits Director: Health & Welfare Benefits, Benefit Provider Negotiations, Benefits Program Design, COBRA ACA Reporting ...More

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