Compensation Analyst

York, PA | Professional | Tracking Code: 65762

Temporary Position

Full-time, Days

Length of assignment- 3-4 months


Job Description:

Under the general supervision of the Director-Compensation, collects and analyzes occupational data, including job requirements and qualifications, for use in job analysis/evaluation and the development of job descriptions of System jobs. Participates in and conducts salary surveys. Compiles and analyzes market data using published data, direct solicitation of data sources and economic trend information to develop competitive salary structures and maintain competitive wages and salaries to facilitate successful recruitment and retention of qualified employees. Participates in annual compensation budget planning, assisting in developing cost projections and making appropriate recommendations concerning salary increase budget, salary structure adjustments, job pay range adjustments and employee pay rate adjustments.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Conducts job audits, analyzes jobs and determines salary ranges/grades based on compensable job factors, survey data and/or formal job evaluation system.
  2. Explains and negotiates salary range/grade designations with managers/supervisors. Conducts audits and analyzes positions System-wide to maintain salary range/grade equity.
  3. Develops and prepares job descriptions using input from supervisors/managers, job questionnaires, observations of work and interviews with position incumbents as necessary. Maintains the job description database and job code catalogue. Updates and maintains e-forms and job descriptions on the HR website.
  4. Participates in salary surveys, extracting and compiling pertinent data to complete survey questionnaires. Conducts surveys for salary planning, determination of hiring rates, job evaluation and to seek data for unusual positions.
  5. Responds to requests for salary survey data. Develops and evaluates salary survey data by analysis of third-party survey results and/or through direct contact with other data sources to match jobs and obtain salary information.
  6. Evaluates market and economic trends to recommend ranges, adjustments and hiring rates for salary structures and individual rates as requested.
  7. Participates in annual compensation budget planning. Compiles and analyzes data to develop projections and to make appropriate recommendations concerning salary increase budget, salary structure adjustments, job pay range adjustments and employee pay rate adjustments. Develops cost projections and initiates pay changes for affected incumbents.
  8. Compiles data for and prepares regularly scheduled or special reports, analyses and statements.
  9. Explains compensation policy and systems to managers/supervisors.
  10. Coordinates the performance management process by maintaining performance expectations in the application and providing assistance to supervisors and employees as needed.  Assists supervisors with completing and submitting merit PAFs.  Performs exception reporting to assure the application runs efficiently.  Provides assistance with the completion of 90-day reviews.
  11. Collects statistical data for administrative and regulatory purposes.


  • Minimum Experience:
    • 1 - 2 years
  • Minimum Education:
    • Bachelor's Degree
  • Minimum Field Of Expertise:
    • Human Resources, business or financial analysis
  • Skills:
    • Excellent interpersonal/communication skills; proficient computer skills with ability to learn new computer applications; strong data and statistical analysis and information management skills; proficient in the use of Crystal Reports, Microsoft Excel, Access, Word and other data analysis and reporting tools; knowledge of human resources information systems required; knowledge of LAWSON HRIS preferred; able to work effectively with minimal supervision with all levels of staff and management to develop solutions to compensation issues; able to prioritize work to meet multiple deadlines
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Why WellSpan Health?

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization comprises a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,600 physicians and advanced practice providers, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, eight respected hospitals, more than 20,000 employees and 200 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Employment Benefits

  • Sign-on incentives for new employees (click here for details)
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Life and accidental death insurance
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • PTO bridging
  • Short-term disability
  • Educational assistance
  • Forgivable loan
  • Flexible spending
  • Credit union
  • Employee recreational activities
  • Childcare
  • Complimentary medicine discounts

Diversity & Inclusion

Welcome. Respect. Value.

Wellspan Health believes that diversity includes all the human characteristics that make each of us similar as well as different. We strive to make every person feel welcomed, respected, and valued while creating a safe and inclusive environment where we all have the individual freedom to express our uniqueness in a respectful manner.

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

Quality of Life

Founded in 1741, the city of York is considered by many as the first capital of the United States. The Articles of Confederation were signed by the Second Continental Congress here in 1777. Its beautifully restored historic district is an architectural treasure. While York retains its farming and manufacturing heritage, at its heart York is a thriving cultural community that has attracted creative talent and innovative entrepreneurial investors from across the nation.

Life in York County offers affordable housing, options for higher education, a thriving arts and cultural community, historical attractions, parks and recreational resources, semi-professional baseball team, fine dining and more — within an easy drive of major East Coast cities.

York County residents can find local employment in healthcare, manufacturing, technology, agricultural and service sectors. (Patient population: 445,000)