Benefits Director Salary in the United States

How much does a Benefits Director make in the United States? The average Benefits Director salary in the United States is $140,831 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $123,737 and $162,347. 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.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

Job Description

Benefits Director plans and directs the overall design, implementation, communication, and administration of the organization's health and welfare benefits programs. Ensures that programs adhere to current regulations and support the organization's strategic objectives. Being a Benefits Director evaluates current programs to ensure compliance with governmental regulations and competitiveness with other organizations. Requires a bachelor's degree of specialty. Additionally, Benefits Director 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 2019 Salary.com)

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    Benefits Manager

    5 + years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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    Benefits Director


    Bachelor's Degree

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    Top Benefits Executive


    Bachelor's Degree

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