Senior Compensation Specialist

Chicago , IL

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Salary Range: $120,000 - $150,000

  • Our client’s Chicago HR team is searching for a Senior Compensation Specialist to join the Compensation team and play a key role in supporting the future growth of the company. Working closely with the Head of Compensation, you will lead benchmarking, job evaluation, and year-end compensation processes.

    You will ensure we deliver competitive compensation programs using your in-depth knowledge of compensation, analytical skills, and Workday Compensation experience.


    What you will do:

    • Working closely with the Head of Compensation, you will conduct year-end compensation processes and prepare related analyses.
    • You will work closely with the Chicago HR team to conduct job evaluations, participate in compensation surveys, and prepare compensation benchmarking analyses.
    • You will work with the Workday team to improve and implement compensation-related processes.



    • Minimum 5 years of compensation-related experience
    • Experience working through job evaluation, survey matching, and compensation benchmarking analyses
    • Experience working with the compensation module within Workday
    • Compensation administration tool experience (e.g., PayFactors,
    • Strong analytical and Microsoft Excel skills
    • Ability to interpret, analyze and visualize data and trends
    • Demonstrated ability to improve and streamline processes continuously
    • Certified Compensation Professional Certification is a plus

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