Compensation Analyst

Website D.R. Horton

D.R. Horton, Inc., the largest homebuilder in the U.S., was founded in 1978 and is a publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange. It is engaged in the construction and sale of high quality homes designed principally for the entry-level and first time move-up markets. The Company also provides mortgage financing and title services for homebuyers through its mortgage and title subsidiaries.  Please visit our website at for more information.

D.R. Horton, Inc. is currently looking for a Compensation Analyst. The right candidate will assist in building the Compensation function to be a proactive business partner and resource to all business units.  The role will research job requirements and evaluate job positions to assist management in addressing compensation ranges to be competitive in the area of employee compensation and will assist in the maintenance of a catalog of accurate Job Descriptions.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Perform accurate research to make informed recommendations regarding employee compensation
  • Provide regular reporting to the field on compensation trends and metrics
  • Regularly benchmark current job positions to ensure alignment with market, advising management when discrepancies are found
  • Manage the Annual Merit Increase process by providing reporting and importing approved increases into PeopleSoft
  • Perform minimum wage audits to ensure compliance with state/county/city minimum wage requirements.
  • Research special compensation programs or incentive systems to support the organization’s objectives
  • Analyze compensation package trends to ensure industry competitiveness and employee retention
  • Review proposed salary actions to ensure conformance and compliance with established guidelines, policies, and regulations
  • Generate and create reports maintaining accurate information relating to compensation in HRIS
  • Review proposals for new or revised job descriptions to determine Essential Job functions, Minimum Required Qualifications, FLSA status and appropriate salary range
  • Maintain and audit HRIS system to ensure accuracy of JobCode/FLSA data
  • Prepares and maintains a job description for each position in the organization; ensures descriptions accurately reflect the work being performed by incumbents
  • Transition current Job Description catalog to new document format
  • Participate in salary surveys and analyze results to determine organization’s market relationship
  • Update quarterly Turnover Report
  • Review and maintain knowledge of company structure
  • Remain current on industry trends and regulatory requirements including FLSA and other state wage and hour laws
  • Conducts all business in a professional and ethical manner to serve customers and increase the goodwill and profit of the company
  • Regular, reliable, and full attendance


Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field from a four-year college or university
  • Five to seven years related Compensation experience
  • Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information with discretion
  • Understand Internal Audit requirement with regards to compensation changes
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Possess exceptional interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to focus under pressure and comfortable meeting tight deadlines with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written oral form or via DRH applications
  • Proficiency with MS Office and email
  • Ability to sit for majority of 8-hour workday; use hands and fingers to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and peripheral vision
  • The noise level is generally moderate


Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with Payscale/Payfactors, CompAnalyst compensation tools a plus
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently to balance competing deadlines
  • Experience working in the construction and mortgage industry a plus

Schedule : Hybrid (In-office Wednesday – Friday, 9AM – 6PM after a period of in-office training)

Come join a winning team with a Fortune 500 company! We are growing fast and are looking for enthusiastic attitudes and team players to join our success. We offer an excellent benefits package including:

  • Medical, Vision and Dental
  • 401(K)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Flex Spending Accounts
  • Life Insurance
  • Vacation, Sick, Personal Time and Company Holidays

Build YOUR future with D.R. Horton, America’s Builder.  #WeBuildPeople2

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: Human Resources

Primary Location

: TX-Arlington


: Corporate


: Full-time

Job Posting

: Feb 6, 2024, 9:22:54 AM

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