Compensation Analyst

  • Direct Hire
  • Texas

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Job ID#: 9546

Compensation Analyst

Direct Hire; up to 104K

Downtown Houston

**In-office position; not remote


  • Analyze compensation policies related to government wage and hour regulations, rates for similar jobs in industry and/or geographic areas and recommend changes to establish and maintain competitive rates
  • Partner with HR Staffing to ensure accurate job descriptions and leveling for positions
  • Conduct job analysis to determine appropriate salary level according to compensation guidelines and policy
  • Implement and administer special compensation programs or incentive systems for all employees or for specific groups to support objectives
  • Ensure integrity and security of critical employee data
  • Administer annual salary administration and long-term incentive award process
  • Prepare bonus payment information for Payroll to process for quarterly, semi-annual and annual bonus programs
  • Use compensation data to provide thoughtful analysis and insight to drive recommendations
  • Identify and participate in compensation surveys to determine company’s market relationship
  • Review compensation salary structure for internal consistency and external competitiveness
  • Audit jobs to ensure compliance with FLSA and other federal, state and local compensation laws and regulations
  • Address related issues for new hires and current employees, making recommendations based on knowledge of relevant labor markets and internal pay practices
  • Maintain employee confidence and protect company assets, including intellectual property, by keeping information confidential


  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four-year university or college with a degree in human resources, business administration, industrial psychology, or a closely related field
  • Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) preferred
  • 10 years minimum compensation experience, oil and gas industry preferred
  • Strong Microsoft Office Suite; Workday preferred; knowledge of IRS & FLSA regulations
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills; work independently as subject matter expert
  • Strong communicator; ability to consistently meet daily, weekly, and monthly deadlines

Other Info:

  • Amazing organization with awesome culture; voted Best Place to Work
  • Team members have built long tenure
  • Generous compensation package including bonus/buy-in


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