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Compensation and Benefits Managers
District Of Columbia

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Plan, direct, or coordinate compensation and benefits activities of an organization.

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Currently Employed: 470

Projected Annual Job Openings: 20

Typical Hourly Wage: $40.37 - $54.33

Typical Annual Salary: $84,000 - $113,000

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typical training

Typical education needed for entry: Bachelor's degree

Typical work experience needed for a job in this occupation: 5 years or more

Typical on-the-job training once you have a job in this occupation: None

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typical job duties

  • Design, evaluate and modify benefits policies to ensure that programs are current, competitive and in compliance with legal requirements.
  • Analyze compensation policies, government regulations, and prevailing wage rates to develop competitive compensation plan.
  • Negotiate bargaining agreements.
  • Fulfill all reporting requirements of all relevant government rules and regulations, including the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA).
  • Direct preparation and distribution of written and verbal information to inform employees of benefits, compensation, and personnel policies.
  • Administer, direct, and review employee benefit programs, including the integration of benefit programs following mergers and acquisitions.
  • Plan, direct, supervise, and coordinate work activities of subordinates and staff relating to employment, compensation, labor relations, and employee relations.
  • Manage the design and development of tools to assist employees in benefits selection, and to guide managers through compensation decisions.
  • Identify and implement benefits to increase the quality of life for employees, by working with brokers and researching benefits issues.
  • Prepare detailed job descriptions and classification systems and define job levels and families, in partnership with other managers.

tools & technology


Tools:
  • Desktop computers
  • High capacity removable media drives
  • Notebook computers
  • Personal digital assistant PDAs or organizers
  • Read write digital versatile disc DVD

Technology:
  • Analytical or scientific software
  • Data base user interface and query software
  • Enterprise resource planning ERP software
  • Human resources software
  • Project management software

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