Compensation Analyst

Location: Chicago, IL, USA


This position is no longer open.


Workplace Type: Remote


The Compensation Analyst supports Advanced Group’s compensation strategy across all global regions (North America, Europe, APAC and Japan). Reporting to the Director, Global Total Rewards, this role is responsible for supporting business objectives including attracting, retaining, and motivating a diverse workforce through compensation strategy and practices.

The Compensation Analyst will participate in compensation surveys, develop compensation bands, support updates within our HRIS systems, and assist with the coordination and implementation of annual compensation activities.


  • Submit salary survey data and conduct regular market analysis and benchmarking to ensure our compensation practices remain competitive and aligned with industry trends across North America, Europe, and APAC.
  • Research compensation structures, pay ranges, and incentive programs to ensure Advanced Group’s compensation strategy drives performance, recognizes top talent, and promotes equity.
  • Complete salary benchmarking and compensation analyses for new roles to ensure market competitiveness and internal pay equity.
  • Partner with People & Culture Partners, HRIS, and Payroll teams to support the annual compensation review cycle in UKG Pro (annual merit, market, promotion and bonus cycles).
  • Provide materials to support employee and manager training on compensation philosophy and practices.
  • Ensure that compensation programs comply with regional regulations, labor laws, and internal policies across multiple jurisdictions.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Finance, Accounting, Data Analytics, or related field (or equivalent professional experience)
  • 3-5 years of experience in Compensation, Human Resources, Finance, or data analytics
  • Knowledge of compensation fundamentals and terminology
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite including above-average Excel skills (Pivot Tables, lookup functions, financial modeling, scenario analysis, etc.)
  • Experience with UKG Pro preferred
  • Experience supporting a global organization preferred


  • Functional Expertise: Development of more advanced skills and knowledge relevant to the function. Able to perform routine assignments with little supervision, and participate in more complex assignments.
  • Communication: Maintains continuous, open and consistent communication with customers. Listen and ask questions to understand customer's viewpoints.
  • Influence: Establishes credibility and works co-operatively with others. Persuades and influences partners and stakeholders, and gains their commitment to deliver effective results.
  • Managing Programs and Projects: Manages own time and workload effectively. Supports team through achieving project deliverables and objectives.
  • Problem Solving: Diagnoses complex problems. Makes suggestions on how to resolve complex issues, questioning currently accepted ways of doing things.
  • Process Excellence: Understands the elements that make up the key HR processes. Contributes to and makes suggestions for process improvement activities.
  • Relationship Management: Demonstrates ability to effectively build a network of contacts at all levels within team, as well as internal/external customers.

Advanced Group leverages over 30 years of expertise in talent acquisition, staffing, and outsourcing solutions to operate the award-winning Advanced Group family of brands, including Advanced Clinical, Catena Solutions, Advanced RPO, and WunderLand Group. Together, with mastery across professional disciplines and global markets, we’re dedicated to make a difference, every day, for our clients, our candidates, each other, and our communities. Advanced Group’s Shared Services team provides corporate services such as Marketing, Human Resources, Finance & Accounting, IT, and Operations to each of our brands. Our employees are the foundation of our energetic and collaborative environment, where constant learning and service to others take top priority. We seek dynamic, hard-working team members who are inspired to work amongst diverse backgrounds and perspectives. From our altruistic mission to outstanding career development opportunities, there’s no better place to grow your career than Advanced Group.

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At Advanced Group, our commitment to diversity and inclusion in every part of our organization is crucial to fulfilling our mission and demonstrating our REAL values. A diverse staff allows us to effectively draw on different perspectives and enhance our efficiency and effectiveness. Diversity thereby strengthens the legitimacy and relevance of Advanced Group in delivering services to our clients. We seek talented, creative individuals from a variety of backgrounds and cultures to work with us. It is our priority that our workplace be inclusive, welcoming of diverse ideas and appreciative of valuable experience.

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