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Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists
(SOC Code : 13-1141)
in California

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

Employers are usually looking for candidates with a Bachelor's degree .

Occupational Wages[Top]
AreaYearPeriodHourly MeanHourly by Percentile
25thMedian75th
California 20211st Qtr$38.52$29.50$36.79$44.85

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Occupational Projections of Employment (also called "Outlook" or "Demand")[Top]
 AreaEstimated Year-Projected YearEmploymentEmployment ChangeTotal Job Openings
EstimatedProjectedNumberPercent
California 2018 - 202811,00011,8008007.311,590

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Industries Employing This Occupation (click on Industry Title to View Employers List)[Top]
Industry Title
Number of Employers in State of California
Percent of Total
Employment for Occupation in State of California
Management of Companies and Enterprises 5,2128.3%
Insurance Agencies, Brokerages & Support23,4286.0%
Management & Technical Consulting Svc 33,0325.4%
Elementary and Secondary Schools 15,9854.7%
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 1,5213.4%
Colleges and Universities 1,7493.3%
Accounting and Bookkeeping Services 18,4851.9%
Computer Systems Design and Rel Services8,6191.8%
Offices of Physicians 46,0271.8%
Office Administrative Services 5,2481.5%
Scientific Research and Development Svc 8,7821.5%
Architectural and Engineering Services 17,6941.3%
Semiconductor and Electronic Components 1,2921.2%
Junior Colleges 5021.1%
Employment Services 4,8121.0%

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Training Programs (click on title for more information)[Top]
Program Title
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General

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Top Tasks (Specific duties and responsibilities of this job.)
Ensure company compliance with federal and state laws, including reporting requirements.
Evaluate job positions, determining classification, exempt or non-exempt status, and salary.
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.
Provide advice on the resolution of classification and salary complaints.
Advise managers and employees on state and federal employment regulations, collective agreements, benefit and compensation policies, personnel procedures and classification programs.
Prepare reports, such as organization and flow charts, and career path reports, to summarize job analysis and evaluation and compensation analysis information.
Perform multifactor data and cost analyses that may be used in areas such as support of collective bargaining agreements.
Assess need for and develop job analysis instruments and materials.
Observe, interview, and survey employees and conduct focus group meetings to collect job, organizational, and occupational information.

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Top Skills used in this Job
Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
Complex Problem Solving - Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
Systems Analysis - Determining how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes.
Writing - Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
Active Learning - Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.

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Top Work Values (Aspects of this job that create satisfaction.)
Relationships - Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to provide service to others and work with co-workers in a friendly non-competitive environment.
Support - Occupations that satisfy this work value offer supportive management that stands behind employees.

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Top Interests (The types of activities someone in this job would like.)
Enterprising - Enterprising occupations frequently involve starting up and carrying out projects. These occupations can involve leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes they require risk taking and often deal with business.
Conventional - Conventional occupations frequently involve following set procedures and routines. These occupations can include working with data and details more than with ideas. Usually there is a clear line of authority to follow.

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