Compensation Analyst

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Ziegler CAT has an opening for a Compensation Analyst to provide analytical and administrative support for compensation processes, including analysis, reporting and base pay programs which include contract and non-contractual wage scales. Hybrid work schedule, 3 days in our offices in Bloomington, MN or Altoona, IA, 2 days remote each week.


  • Partner with other members of the HR team as a subject matter expert to resolve issues and provide solutions to include conducting analysis and modeling business specific compensation designs or data
  • Assist in the development, updating and modeling of annual incentive compensation plans
  • Compile, analyze and distribute periodic transactional and summary compensation data
  • Initiates monthly and periodic compensation and position change business processes (e.g., changes to base pay)
  • Performs compensation evaluation and analysis (e.g., job analysis, evaluation, classification, and benchmark job review) using market pricing tool
  • Participate in salary surveys and update and maintain market pricing tool
  • Respond to inquiries regarding compensation related matters
  • Perform other compensation and human resources related duties as assigned
  • Acts as Workday expert with regard to security and compensation business process configurations
  • Assists with the standardization and documentation of compensation processes


  • 4 year degree or equivalent work experience strongly preferred; high school diploma or GED required
  • 1 – 3 years of work experience in the compensation discipline, or related experience in HR or Finance experience required
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office products to be used to develop analysis, charts or other supporting documentation
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills
  • Strong detail orientation
  • Strong computer skills including advanced Microsoft Excel skills
  • Experience with HR Information System (HRIS) required – Workday experience preferred
  • Can handle sensitive information with the highest degree of integrity and confidentiality
  • Personal Attributes: Attention to Detail, Commitment / Dependability, Efficiency, Integrity, Problem Solving

Minimum Physical Requirements:

  • Standing, sitting, walking, talking, hearing

This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position.  Ziegler Inc. will reasonably accommodate the known disabilities of qualified disabled individuals.

No Visa sponsorship available for this position. Authorization to work in the United States is required.

Ziegler Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color or creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, affectional preference, disability, age, marital status, familial status, protected veteran status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission dealing with discrimination, or any other protected class status.

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