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COMPENSATION, BENEFITS, AND JOB ANALYSIS SPECIALISTS
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Occupation Description:
 
  Conduct programs of compensation and benefits and job analysis for employer. May specialize in specific areas, such as position classification and pension programs.
 
Typical Tasks:
 
 
  • Evaluate job positions, determining classification, exempt or non-exempt status, and salary.
  • Ensure company compliance with federal and state laws, including reporting requirements.
  • Prepare occupational classifications, job descriptions, and salary scales.
  • Provide advice on the resolution of classification and salary complaints.
  • Research job and worker requirements, structural and functional relationships among jobs and occupations, and occupational trends.
  • Advise managers and employees on state and federal employment regulations, collective agreements, benefit and compensation policies, personnel procedures, and classification programs.
  • Perform multifactor data and cost analyses that may be used in areas such as support of collective bargaining agreements.
 
Knowledge:
 
 
  • Personnel and Human Resources - Knowledge of principles and procedures for personnel recruitment, selection, training, compensation and benefits, labor relations and negotiation, and personnel information systems..
  • Administration and Management - Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources..
  • English Language - Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar..
  • Mathematics - Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications..
  • Customer and Personal Service - Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction..
  • Law and Government - Knowledge of laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, executive orders, agency rules, and the democratic political process..
  • Economics and Accounting - Knowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices, the financial markets, banking and the analysis and reporting of financial data..
 
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Education & Training:
 
  Work experience, plus a bachelor's or higher degree
 
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Wage Information:
 
 
Region Average Annual Average Hourly Entry Level (hourly) Mid-Range  (hourly)
Statewide $78,996.00 $37.98 $24.91 $30.08 - $47.81
Bridgeport/Stamford $90,303.00 $43.42 $29.76 $33.40 - $50.03
Danbury $72,189.00 $34.70 $23.60 $24.42 - $39.77
Hartford $78,532.00 $37.75 $24.83 $30.11 - $48.35
New Haven $75,186.00 $36.15 $24.08 $29.66 - $40.06
New London/Norwich $74,980.00 $36.05 $23.83 $29.19 - $39.28
Waterbury $62,694.00 $30.14 $20.25 $22.76 - $38.04
Torrington $66,525.00 $31.99 $19.91 $22.73 - $30.83
      
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Occupation Outlook:
 
 
Region Employment Average Annual Growth Rate Average Annual Job Openings
2020 2030
State of Connecticut 1,180 1,320 0.1% 125
 
 
Chart of Growth Rate and Annual Openings   Employment in this occupation is expected to grow about as fast as average, but the number of annual openings will offer good or favorable job opportunities.
Key:
  N/A = Not Applicable, ***** = Over $60.00 per hour, ##### = Over $124,821
 
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