Senior Compensation Analyst

Website St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Job Description

At St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, world-class pediatric research hospital, every one of our professionals shares our commitment to make a difference in the lives of the children we serve. There’s a unique bond when you’re part of a team that gives their all to advance the treatments and cures of pediatric catastrophic diseases. The result is a collaborative, positive environment where everyone, regardless of their role, receives the resources, support and encouragement to advance and grow their careers and be the force behind the cures.

In this role, you’ll manage institutional and cross-function initiatives to support compensation strategy as well as oversee compensation consulting and analysis services to the organization including the development and implementation of St. Jude compensation programs, reward strategies, competitive market analysis, equity programs, and related HR programs and projects. You will lead the development of new compensation programs and identify and develop improvements to existing compensation programs while providing leadership within the HR department ensuring all processes are efficient, highly automated, and proactive. You may be asked to lead and develop a team of compensation analysts.

Minimum Education and/or Training:

Bachelor’s degree required.

Minimum Experience:

Lead Compensation Analyst :

Minimum Requirement: 5+ years of experience handling compensation activities.

  • Demonstrated experience in managing compensation/remuneration survey processes and performing complex reporting and data/trend analyses.
  • Some experience in planning and managing delivery in collaboration with cross-functional teams.
  • Strong experience with Microsoft Office Suite (e.g., Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel) including Google Sheets Slides; Experience with Microsoft Access, preferred.
  • Some experience mentoring people.
  • Proven performance in earlier role.

Senior Compensation Analyst

  • Minimum Requirement: 4+ years of experience handling compensation activities or 2+ years’ experience in compensation and 2+ years’ experience in HR, Finance or data analytics role.
  • Some experience in modeling compensation programs and/or other financial models, preferred.
  • Experience supporting audits, surveys and performing complex reporting and analyses.
  • Strong experience with Microsoft Office Suite (e.g., Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel) including Google Sheets Slides; Experience with Microsoft Access, preferred.
  • Proven performance in earlier role.


In recognition of certain U.S. state and municipal pay transparency laws, St. Jude is including a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. This is an estimate offered in good faith and a specific salary offer takes into account factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to skill sets, experience and training, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. It is not typical for an individual to be hired at or near the top of the salary range and compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable estimate of the current salary range is $94,640 – $169,520 per year for the role of Lead or Senior Compensation Analyst.

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital has a diverse, global patient population and workforce, built on the principles of diversity, equity and inclusion. Our founder Danny Thomas envisioned a hospital that would treat children of the world—regardless of race, religion or a family’s ability to pay. Learn more about our history and commitment.

Today, we continue the mission to advance cures and means of prevention for pediatric catastrophic diseases through research and treatment. As we accelerate this progress globally, we believe our legacy of diversity, equity and inclusion is foundational to success. With the commitment of leaders at all levels of the organization, we strive to ensure the St. Jude culture, leadership approaches and talent processes are equitable and culturally responsive. View our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Report to learn about the hospital’s roots in diversity, equity and inclusion, where we are today and our aspirations for an even better future.

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