Compensation Analyst

Website Herc Rentals

Founded in 1965, Herc Rentals is one of the leading equipment rental suppliers in North America with trailing twelve month total revenues of nearly $3.3 billion as of March 31, 2024. Herc Rentals’ parent company, known as Herc Holdings Inc., listed on the New York Stock Exchange on July 1, 2016, under the symbol “HRI.” Herc Rentals serves customers through approximately 412 locations and has approximately 7,600 employees in North America.

Short Description

A Herc Compensation Analyst is responsible for analyzing, designing, and administering compensation programs that align with the organization’s goals and strategies. A compensation analyst will conduct market research, benchmarking, and data analysis to ensure that the compensation policies and practices are competitive, fair, and compliant with legal and regulatory standards. In this role, you will have a direct company impact as a result of your decisions that will make you part of a high-powered, data driven, collaborative team that is mission critical to achieving company goals.


  • Manages multiple compensation projects and processes, working independently or with guidance on complex matters
  • Ensure a high level of customer service, including timely and effective communication, education of multiple stakeholder groups, and support of inquiries
  • Conducts regular compensation data compliance audits as related to payout calculations and approvals as well as population internal equity alignments
  • Act as a resource to Business Partners and Managers on compensation policy and practice
  • Support projects using advanced data modeling and analysis techniques to discover insights that will guide strategic decisions and uncover optimization strategies
  • Build, develop, and maintain data models, reporting systems, dashboards, and performance metrics to support key business decisions
  • Examine, interpret, and report results of analytical initiatives to stakeholders across organization
  • Assist in evaluation of new jobs and locations for placement into Herc’s structure
  • Coordinate and prepare data upload files for annual merit and off-cycle wage increases
  • Conduct scheduled population analysis to highlight inconsistencies and provide recommendations for solutions
  • Support HR team with all compensation related requests in relation to ADP Lifion
  • Maintain plan accruals information up to date in conjunction with dedicated HR Manager
  • Actively revise job descriptions for content updates and standardization
  • Contribute to the closing and fulfillment of emails received to teams shared email inbox
  • Demonstrate active participation in Herc Rentals Safety Culture, always prioritizing the safety of team members and customers alike
  • Support all team members
  • Learn and follow all company procedures and protocols


Educational Background

BA/BS University degree required, or comparable experience strongly preferred

Conditions of Employment


  • Demonstrated attention to detail and accuracy with the ability to perform extensive data validation using automated tools
  • Ability to identify and analyze issues, develop solutions, and make sound decisions
  • Excellent time management, prioritization, and attention to detail
  • Clear focus on continuous improvement and innovation
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Multi-Tasking individual who uses project management skills to accomplish goals
  • Customer service focused
  • Must react to changing business needs
  • Solid and proven computer skill set (knowledge of MS Office is preferred)
  • Works and communicates effectively with all levels of the company

Req #: 59761

Please be advised that the actual salary offered for any position is subject to the company’s sole discretion and may be influenced by various factors, including but not limited to the candidate’s qualifications, experience, location, and overall fit for the role.

Herc Rentals values its employees and provides excellent compensation and benefits packages which are not limited to the following.

Keeping you healthy

Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage

Life and disability insurance

Flex spending and health savings accounts

Virtual Health Visits

24 Hour Nurse Line

Healthy Pregnancy Program

Tobacco Cessation Program

Weight Loss Program

Building Your Financial Future

401(k) plan with company match

Employee Stock Purchase Program

Life & Work Harmony

Paid Time Off (Holidays, Vacations, Sick Days)

Paid parental leave.

Military leave & support for those in the National Guard and Reserves

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Adoption Assistance Reimbursement Program

Tuition Reimbursement Program

Auto & Home Insurance Discounts

Protecting You & Your Family

Company Paid Life Insurance

Supplemental Life Insurance

Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance

Company Paid Disability Insurance

Supplemental Disability Insurance

Group Legal Plan

Critical Illness Insurance

Accident Insurance

Herc does not discriminate in employment based on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, political affiliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factors.


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