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Compensation Analyst

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JOB ID: 23000147

Hershey, PA
Job Category: Human Resources

Milton Hershey School (MHS) is one of the world's best private schools, where qualifying students in pre-kindergarten through 12th grade live on campus and receive an exceptional career focused educational experience - with all costs covered.  As MHS continues to expand, we’re seeking a Compensation Analyst to assist the Compensation Director with all aspects of managing complex compensation programs for Milton Hershey School. 

This is an on-site position with pay rate: $54,400.00 to $72,500.00 per year, pay is determined based on experience. Full-time employees are eligible for an excellent benefits package. It includes paid time off, medical, vision, and dental insurance, plus financial benefits. Responsibilities include:

  • Collaborating with the Compensation Director and Senior Compensation Analyst to assist with the administration of the Salary & Wage Management Program for all position types, including union and non-union roles. 
  • Assisting with annual merit/economic reviews, completion of annual salary surveys, and compiling survey results. 
  • Assisting with the Pay and Hour policy reviews. 
  • Conducting research and data analysis.
  • Preparing reports and meeting materials. 
  • Supporting union negotiations by benchmarking, data extraction, etc.
  • Assisting with unemployment claims.    
  • Assisting with the review and evaluation of positions, as well as calculating new hire compensation.   
  • Assisting supervisors with job descriptions and policy interpretation. 
  • Maintain and audit HRIS data, including licenses and certifications, to ensure compliance. 


  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Finance, Accounting, Business or closely affiliated major.
  • At least 3 years of experience in compensation. 
  • Proficient in the use of analytical software including Excel.  Experience with HRIS desired.  Peoplesoft experience a plus.   
  • Exceptional analytical and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated success in multi-tasking complex projects with a high degree of accuracy & efficiency. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills including the ability to communicate complex information, collaborate, and influence. 
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Knowledge of job evaluation systems, Korn Ferry methodology preferred.
  • Candidates must demonstrate a high degree of integrity as all MHS staff are role models for students. 
  • Candidates should be open to actively engaging with students through various School programs & activities.

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