Compensation Analyst

  • Full Time
  • Remote

Website Smithfield Foods

A great job-and a great future-awaits you at Smithfield Foods. We’re an $18 billion U.S. food company with nearly 60,000 employees worldwide. We’re looking for motivated people who want to join our team and grow lasting and meaningful careers with us. Join our family today. Apply Now!

Your Opportunity

Our team members receive industry-competitive salaries and are eligible for great benefits packages:

  • Competitive Pay: $59,500 – $88,000 annually
  • Annual Bonus Earning Potential
  • Comprehensive Health Insurance, Retirement Benefits and More
  • Education benefit available to full and part time Smithfield team members on their first day of employment.
  • Open to moving? We will help! Ask about our Relocation Assistance packages!

In addition, we offer opportunities for career growth, professional development, and tuition assistance.

The Compensation Analyst is responsible for supporting compensation administration and implementation for the organization’s various compensation programs. This includes areas related to compensation requirements, including position descriptions and evaluations, FLSA testing, salary administration and conducting compensation analyses. This position will assist with implementation of compensation programs, helping translate strategy into results.

Core Responsibilities

  • Completes and maintains salary survey data by compiling, organizing, and submitting data on a timely basis. Coordinates data for market analysis to ensure up to date market information for management to perform annual reviews and frequent pricing of jobs.
  • Evaluates the organizations jobs, documenting responsibilities and requirements in job descriptions. Responds to inquiries and issues involving compensation, market competitiveness, job leveling, and job description maintenance and development. Ensures compliance with FLSA.
  • Execute on core process to include the support of the annual merit increase process and annual performance review cycle. Partner with HRIS and Payroll departments to plan the process and ensure it runs smoothly and efficiently without errors.
  • Maintain and enhance a database for accessing compensation information and associated job descriptions
  • Assists with KPI tracking, calculations and forecasting of all incentive plans including annual incentives and sales incentive compensation.
  • Responsible for the preparation of compensation based communication materials.
  • Support and partner with key stakeholders to drive completion of compensation projects.
  • Develop and maintain internal compensation databases, processes, and procedures.
  • Special projects as needed including acquisition integration, organization re-structuring, system installation, report analysis, etc.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. May perform other duties as assigned.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions. 

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four-year college or university and 2+ years relevant experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience; required.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Excellent analytical and technical skills including expertise in Excel, Word, PowerPoint and HRIS.
  • Knowledge of, and experience with, compensation principles and concepts, compensation analysis and consulting, including market pricing, compensation plan/structure design, job evaluation and grading, and FLSA review.
  • Demonstrated maturity in dealing with all levels of employees and the ability to maintain confidentiality of all employee information.
  • Strong planning, problem-solving, project management, organizational, and communication skills; able to multi-task.
  • Current PHR, SHRM-CP or CCP certification (or willingness to obtain) is a plus.
  • Ability to develop positive working relationships with both internal and external vendors and customers.
  • Ability to work well with others in fast paced, dynamic environment.
  • Ability to be respectful, approachable and team oriented while building strong working relationships and a positive work environment.

EEO/AA Information

Smithfield is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, gender identity, protected veterans status, status as a disabled individual or any other protected group status or non-job characteristic as directed by law.

If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment selection process, please call us at 757-357-1595.

Salary Range

$59,500.00 – $89,500.00

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