Compensation Analyst

Website Kohler Energy


This position develops, implements, leads and coordinates programs to compensate employees in accordance with competitive markets and/or as regulated by labor contractual agreements, in compliance with global, national and local laws and regulations. Executes compensation change the work activities in partnership with the global compensation team and compensation leadership.  Provides research, analysis, and metrics for the development of compensation strategies with particular focus on new, hot or fastmoving markets and job families. Proposes compensation programs that consider both Kohler Co. and local market compensation practices.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Partners with the Senior Compensation Project Leader to execute compensation change the work activities which include (but are not limited to) job family auto reclassification, job architecture and annual merit.
  • Designs and develops policies and programs for compensating employees to assure competitiveness, consistency, equity and validity; giving consideration to individual country practices, laws and regulations.
  • Conducts and analyzes market compensation surveys, survey information and real time market data to support competitive compensation classifications and individual pay. Prepares and studies market compensation data analyses and reviews job descriptions, recommending appropriate compensation levels.
  • Researches compensation best practices and programs for local markets, hot skills, and job families. Makes recommendations for adaptation of programs at Kohler Co. as appropriate and partners with business unit HR to drive the approval and execution of these programs.
  • Reviews compensation programs and guidelines to insure market competitiveness of Kohler Co. practices in local markets as well as compliance with country, state, and local wage, salary and hour laws and regulations, and Kohler Co. approval policy and procedures.
  • Provides compensation policy interpretation and guidance to all levels of supervision for assigned business units, including as required the necessary documentation to affect changes (ACT review and analysis).
  • Proactively analyzes management, recruiting and/or market compensation practices to ensure competitive pay practices.
  • Maintains liaison with compensation organizations, other companies, professional groups, etc., to keep abreast of new compensation developments and exchange information.

Position Complexities

  • Comprehensive, detailed and interpretive analytical complexity
  • Incumbent must be able to draw conclusions from results and metrics
  • Applies Compensation fundamentals to practical problem solving


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, Finance, Accounting or related field required with 3+ (Senior Compensation Analyst) years of experience in Compensation and/or Human Resources highly preferred. 
  • Must be literate in Microsoft Office. SAP and/or Workday a plus.
  • Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) a plus.


Applicants must be authorized to work in the US without requiring sponsorship now or in the future.

The salary range for this position is $69,800 – $87,950. The specific salary offered to a candidate may be influenced by a variety of factors including the candidate’s experience, their education, and the work location.  Available benefits include medical, dental, vision & 401k.

Why Work at Kohler Co.?

Kohler Co.’s mission is to contribute to a higher level of gracious living for those who are touched by our products and services. We understand that it takes investment in our associates’ development to make that happen.  So, we offer ongoing investment in each individual’s personal development and the opportunity to collaborate with others across functions and roles at Kohler.  

In addition to the investment in your development, Kohler offers a benefits package including a competitive salary, health, vision, dental, 401(k) with company matching, and more!

*Important update for candidates applying to roles within Kohler Energy, including Power Systems, Engines, Home Energy, Kohler Uninterruptible Power, Clarke Energy, Curtis Instruments, and Heila Technologies.
On November 6, Kohler Co. announced the strategic decision to establish Kohler Energy as a separate, independent business with Platinum Equity as the majority investment partner. Kohler will continue to stay invested in the Energy business following the closing and remains committed to supporting the acceleration of long-term growth strategies for both organizations. Talent and operational transition plans are underway, and Kohler Co. and Platinum Equity expect the agreement to close in the first half of 2024.Thank you for your interest in joining our growing team as we embark on the next phase of growth!

About Us

Beyond the competitive benefits and compensation, Kohler proudly offers a rich history, steeped in creativity and a commitment to our associates and communities.  We invite you to learn more about our culture and company at

It is Kohler’s policy to recruit, hire, and promote qualified personnel in all job classifications without regard to race, creed, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.  If, as an individual with a disability, you need reasonable accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact  Kohler Co. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  

We invite you to learn more about equal employment opportunity by reviewing the Federal EEO is the Law and the EEO is the Law Supplement .

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