Plan Design Specialist Salary in the United States

How much does a Plan Design Specialist make in the United States? The average Plan Design Specialist salary in the United States is $71,642 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $63,211 and $83,845. 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

Works closely with clients to design group health, dental and/or life insurance plans to create an overall benefit package. Works alongside underwriters, but is not an underwriter role. Monitors and analyzes cost trends. May handle more complex plan design. Requires a bachelor's degree or its equivalent. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Gaining exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. Occasionally directed in several aspects of the work. Typically requires 2 to 4 years of related experience. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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    Plan Design Coordinator

    0 - 2 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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    Plan Design Specialist

    2 - 4 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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