Compensation Consultant

  • Full Time
  • Remote

Website Farmers Insurance

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We are… more than just your favorite commercials. We are a passionate, award winning, equal opportunity employer, committed to the strength of a diverse workforce. We are dedicated to supporting the well-being of our people through our extensive suite of benefits, as well as the well-being of the communities we serve through employee volunteer programs and nonprofit partnerships. Helping others in their time of need isn’t just our business – it’s our culture! We are Farmers!

Do you thrive in a high-volume, fast-paced environment? Do you enjoy the challenge of a position where no two days are alike? We are looking for positive, high-energy professionals who are not just looking for a job, but a meaningful career!

At Farmers, our ambition is to be the leader in delivering peace of mind, innovating for customers whenever and wherever they need us. That means having people like you who can help us evolve to meet changing customer and business needs. Continuous development is critical to our success at Farmers; that means being curious, continually innovating, being open to new opportunities and embracing change. As the needs of our business and customers change, and you acquire needed experience, you may have opportunities to use your knowledge and skills in a different role. As you take on these new challenges, Farmers is committed to providing you with the necessary training and support along your career journey.

Job Summary

  • Serves as the lead compensation point of contact for assigned client groups.
  • Develops a deep business understanding of the client groups supported including the business model and strategy, talent objectives and compensation market practices.
  • Responsible for the analysis, design, implementation and administration of competitive compensation programs that support the organization’s philosophy and business needs, while ensuring wage and hour compliance.
  • Conducts market research, monitors compensation trends and pro-actively identifies and addresses compensation issues in the business.
  • Guides client groups/colleagues in the interpretation and administration of the organization’s compensation programs and policies for optimal support of the talent objectives of the business.
  • Researches compensation concerns raised by client groups/colleagues and recommends resolution on issues.

Essential Job Functions

  • As a relationship-based role, develops and maintains effective, professional and consultative relationships with assigned client groups/colleagues.
  • Serves as a positive change agent to improve the organization’s competitive edge, analyzes compensation problems and recommends solutions.
  • Provides guidance in the interpretation and administration of compensation programs and policies with a focus on service and program design that meet client needs.
  • Conducts ongoing needs analysis and prepares recommendations to client groups/senior management.
  • Develops and facilitates compensation training.
  • Leads/participates in complex compensation projects (that is year-end, local & global) as assigned and provides guidance to client groups/colleagues.
  • Conducts job evaluations for new positions to determine appropriate salary grade.
  • Evaluates and analyzes market data, determines FLSA status and maintains appropriate documentation.
  • Reviews requests for the evaluation of revised job descriptions and develops recommendations.
  • Participates in compensation surveys including the evaluation and determination of appropriate benchmark matches, analyzes and reports results and maintains data in compensation management systems.
  • Conducts research, evaluation and analyzes internal and external market data, analyzes market trends and makes recommendations for salary structure adjustments.
  • Supports executive compensation programs; acts as liaison between Zurich Corporate Center and client groups for executive compensation matters.

Education Requirements

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred in Business or Human Resources. Completion of CCP certification preferred.

Experience Requirements

  • 3-7 years Compensation experience required.

Special Skill Requirement

  • Strong skills/ability required in the following areas:
    • Intermediate to advanced Excel; other Microsoft Office, HRIS, web-based applications.
    • Leadership orientation.
    • Consulting, collaboration and conflict resolution.
    • Communication, influencing and presentation.
    • Analytical, project management and financial modeling.
    • Organizational, follow-up and attention to detail.
    • Manage multiple priorities; meet deadlines.
    • Discretion in dealing with confidential information.
  • Work independently with minimal supervision, while flourishing in a team-oriented environment.
  • Customer service/results oriented.
  • Knowledge of compensation practices and federal/state wage and hour regulations.


  • Farmers offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience, qualifications and location.
    o CA Only: $90,400 – $130,700
    o CO Only: $84,880 – $113,000
    o NY Only: $84,880 – $130,700
    o Albany County: $90,400 – $113,000
    o WA Only:  $90,400 – $151,250
  • Bonus Opportunity (based on Company and Individual Performance)
  • 401(k)
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Health Savings and Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Tuition Assistance
  • For more information, review “What we offer” on

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