Compensation Analyst

  • Full Time
  • Remote

Website S&S Activewear

Company Overview 

S&S Activewear is the leading wholesaler to the imprintable apparel and uniform market in the United States and Canada. Since 1988, we’ve provided high-quality, imprintable apparel to our broad wholesale customer base. We offer high-quality apparel that allows your customers to express their creativity through wearable art through concert merchandise, school & team apparel, marathons and fun runs company stores, theme park gift shops and everyone in between!

Today, we offer the most extensive and accessible collection of fashion-forward styles around. And we get you the goods fast. We operate eight nationwide distribution centers—that’s 4 million square feet of efficient warehouse space—and uniquely offer the largest one & two-day distribution footprint in the industry, with its products reaching 99% of the U.S., Canada, and Puerto Rico within two days and 44 states in just one day.

We offer more than 100 brands, including Adidas, Champion, Columbia, Dickies, Fruit of the Loom, Gildan, Oakley, Richardson, Tommy Hilfiger, etc.

We have grown from a successful midwestern t-shirt and fleece distributor into an industry leader with approximately $2.5 billion in annual sales. In March 2021, Clayton, Dubilier & Rice (“CD&R”) acquired S&S Activewear. CD&R believed S&S to be a leading distribution platform with sustainable competitive advantage following significant strategic investments in its geographic reach, people, and technology.

About Clayton, Dubilier & Rice

Clayton, Dubilier & Rice (CD&R) is all about investing with a purpose. They’re a private investment firm that really focuses on turning companies into stronger, more profitable versions of themselves. From the beginning they have overseen the investment of over $35 billion across 100 different companies, and those deals add up to a total value of more than $150 billion. The CD&R firm has offices in both New York and London.

Job Description 

As a Compensation Analyst, you will be responsible for evaluating and analyzing salary data, job descriptions, and market trends to develop and administer competitive compensation and benefits programs. You will collaborate with various departments to ensure that compensation practices are fair, consistent, and compliant with legal regulations. Additionally, you will provide recommendations to management on compensation strategies to attract, retain, and motivate employees.


Monday-Friday, Full-Time, Non-Exempt

Remote available. 


  • Vacation, Personal, and Sick time
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short/Long term disability
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • 401K with 3% company contribution
  • Discounts on brand name apparel
  • Employee events
  • Opportunities for advancement

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist in conducting compensation benchmarking studies to analyze salary data and market trends
  • Evaluate job descriptions and conduct job evaluations to determine appropriate salary grades and pay ranges
  • Assist in the design, implementation, and administration of compensation programs, including base pay, incentives, and Total Rewards programs
  • Analyze existing compensation data to identify trends, issues, and opportunities for improvement
  • Prepare reports and presentations for management to communicate findings and recommendations
  • Collaborate with HR business partners, recruiters, and hiring managers to ensure consistent and fair compensation practices
  • Participate in salary surveys and maintain up-to-date knowledge of compensation trends and best practices
  • Ensure compliance with federal, state, and local regulations related to compensation and benefits
  • Support annual salary planning processes, including budgeting, forecasting, and merit increase recommendations
  • Respond to employee inquiries regarding compensation and benefits in a timely and professional manner
  • Analyze existing processes, such as FLSA classification review, pay changes, and position changes
  • Streamline compensation processes through operational and system enhancements via ADP and other internal systems
  • Assist in bonus design, benchmarking, administration and communications


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in Human Resources, Business Administration, Finance, or related field
  • Previous experience in compensation analysis or related HR field preferred
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to interpret and present data effectively
  • Knowledge of compensation principles, practices, and regulations
  • Advanced skills in MS Excel and other data analysis tools
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) designation is a plus
  • Familiarity with HRIS and compensation management software is preferred

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or listen.

Working Environment

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

S&S Activewear welcomes people of all backgrounds and experiences and are committed to creating a diverse culture and supporting human growth. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and are committed to providing equal opportunity for all employees and applicants. We conduct business without regard to sex, race, creed, color, religion, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, age, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, disability, military status, status as a veteran, or any other protected characteristic. Our policy is to recruit, hire, train, promote, assign, transfer, and terminate employees based on their own ability, achievement, experience and conduct and other legitimate business reasons. S&S participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm you are authorized to work in the U.S.  This job offer is contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory background check.

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