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Senior Compensation Specialist


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Position Title: Senior Compensation Specialist
Job Code: 427498
Job Location: New Jersey-Newark
Description: Here is your opportunity to join our team of compensation experts. This group of dynamic professionals design and deliver compensation programs supporting Prudential’s goals of elevating its performance in an increasingly competitive marketplace and becoming a top company for leadership and talent excellence.


As a Compensation Specialist, you will work as part of the Market Intelligence team within the Compensation Department of the Human Resources Organization. You will be responsible for analyzing compensation data, providing recommendations for implementing new compensation programs or significant modifications to existing programs, participating in wage and salary surveys, and demonstrating knowledge of key compensation areas: market analyses, salary administration, and incentive plan design.


The role’s primary focus will be to support Prudential’s businesses by assisting the senior staff in determining compensation solutions. 



  • Contribute to daily compensation consulting services: job evaluation/hierarchies, market pricing, and interpretation and application of compensation policy  
  • Participate in the enterprise salary survey process

  • Conduct year-end review to ensure pay is in line with market

    • analyze market data to recommend movement

    • work with clients to validate market movement

    • identify any special business needs

  • Generate periodic reporting, specifically year-end and provide analyses

  • Participate in Corporate Compensation / market intelligence projects as assigned

  • Partner with international HR contacts


  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Minimum of four years of compensation experience including experience in market survey analysis and survey participation
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel and office software required to complete analyses. Working knowledge of Microsoft Access.
  • Experience using tools such as Willis Towers Watson Reward, MarketPricers, eprism, etc. is a plus
  • Highly analytical thinker
  • Ability to work collaboratively as well as independently
  • Clear and concise verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven ability to form strong partnerships with key stakeholders (international contacts, internal peers and clients)
  • Ability to multi-task and manage projects as assigned
  • Strength in thinking outside of the box and socializing ideas
  • Light international travel may be necessary as well as frequent communication across global times zones

Prudential is a multinational financial services leader with operations in the United States, Asia, Europe, and Latin America. Leveraging its heritage of life insurance and asset management expertise, Prudential is focused on helping individual and institutional customers grow and protect their wealth. The company's well-known Rock symbol is an icon of strength, stability, expertise and innovation that has stood the test of time. Prudential's businesses offer a variety of products and services, including life insurance, annuities, retirement-related services, mutual funds, asset management, and real estate services.

We recognize that our strength and success are directly linked to the quality and skills of our diverse associates. We are proud to be a place where talented people who want to make a difference can grow as professionals, leaders, and as individuals. Visit to learn more about our values, our history and our brand.

Prudential is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Note that this posting is intended for individual applicants. Search firms or agencies should email Staffing at for more information about doing business with Prudential.
Job Function: Compensation
Schedule: Full-time
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