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Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists - 13-1141.00

O*NET-SOC Description

Conduct programs of compensation and benefits and job analysis for employer. May specialize in specific areas, such as position classification and pension programs.

Sample of Reported Job Titles

  • Benefits Administrator
  • Benefits Analyst
  • Benefits Specialist
  • Compensation Analyst
  • Compensation Consultant
  • Compensation Coordinator
  • Compensation Specialist
  • Compensation/Benefits Specialist
  • Personnel Specialist
  • Position Classification Specialist

SOC Occupation Groups

13-0000 Business and Financial Operations Occupations
13-1000 Business Operations Specialists
13-1140 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists
13-1141.00 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists

Related Occupations


  • Administer employee insurance, pension and savings plans, working with insurance brokers and plan carriers.
  • Advise managers and employees on state and federal employment regulations, collective agreements, benefit and compensation policies, personnel procedures, and classification programs.
  • Advise staff of individuals' qualifications.
  • Analyze organizational, occupational, and industrial data to facilitate organizational functions and provide technical information to business, industry, and government.
  • Assess need for and develop job analysis instruments and materials.
  • Assist in preparing and maintaining personnel records and handbooks.
  • Consult with or serve as a technical liaison between business, industry, government, and union officials.
  • Develop, implement, administer and evaluate personnel and labor relations programs, including performance appraisal, affirmative action, and employment equity programs.
  • Ensure company compliance with federal and state laws, including reporting requirements.
  • Evaluate job positions, determining classification, exempt or non-exempt status, and salary.
  • Negotiate collective agreements on behalf of employers or workers, and mediate labor disputes and grievances.
  • Observe, interview, and survey employees and conduct focus group meetings to collect job, organizational, and occupational information.
  • Perform multifactor data and cost analyses that may be used in areas such as support of collective bargaining agreements.
  • Plan and develop curricula and materials for training programs and conduct training.
  • Plan, develop, evaluate, improve, and communicate methods and techniques for selecting, promoting, compensating, evaluating, and training workers.
  • Prepare occupational classifications, job descriptions, and salary scales.
  • Prepare reports, such as organization and flow charts, and career path reports to summarize job analysis and evaluation and compensation analysis information.
  • Prepare research results for publication in form of journals, books, manuals, and film.
  • Provide advice on the resolution of classification and salary complaints.
  • Research employee benefit and health and safety practices and recommend changes or modifications to existing policies.
  • Research job and worker requirements, structural and functional relationships among jobs and occupations, and occupational trends.
  • Review occupational data on Alien Employment Certification Applications to determine the appropriate occupational title and code, and provide local offices with information about immigration and occupations.
  • Speak at conferences and events to promote apprenticeships and related training programs.
  • Work with the Department of Labor and promote its use with employers.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Advise others on human resources topics.
  • Analyze business or financial data.
  • Analyze jobs using observation, survey, or interview techniques.
  • Arrange collective bargaining agreements.
  • Communicate with government agencies.
  • Conduct surveys in organizations.
  • Establish business management methods.
  • Evaluate effectiveness of personnel policies or practices.
  • Inform individuals or organizations of status or findings.
  • Market products, services, or events.
  • Monitor organizational compliance with regulations.
  • Oversee business processes.
  • Prepare operational reports.
  • Prepare research reports.
  • Train personnel in organizational or compliance procedures.
  • Verify application data to determine program eligibility.

Military Crosswalk Titles

  • Career Retention Specialist (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • CWO - Ship's Clerk (Navy - Warrant Officer only)
  • Financial Management and Comptroller (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Financial Management and Comptroller Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Financial Management and Comptroller Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Financial Management and Comptroller Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Financial Management and Comptroller Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Financial Management and Comptroller Superintendent (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Human Resources Specialist (Army - Enlisted)
  • Human Resources Technician (Army - Warrant Officer only)
  • LDO - Administration (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Manpower (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Manpower Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Manpower Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Manpower Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Manpower Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Manpower Superintendent (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Navy Counselor (Counselor) (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Navy Counselor (Recruiter) (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Personnel Specialist (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Recruiter (Army - Enlisted)
  • Recruiting and Retention NCO (Army National Guard of the United States) (Army - Enlisted)
  • RL - Human Resources (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)

Apprenticeship Crosswalk Titles

No information available.

DOT Crosswalk Titles

  • Job Analyst
  • Occupational Analyst