Benefits Staffing Ratio

Benchmarking Report

Benefits Staffing Ratio

This PDF report includes benchmarking data (in a visual, chart-based format), an comprehensive KPI definition, characteristics of high performers and technical details on measuring Benefits Staffing Ratio. Purchase and download this easy-to-understand, presentation-ready report immediately to compare performance levels, set attainable performance targets, and push towards best-in-class performance for this KPI.


What is Benefits Staffing Ratio?

The number of company-wide employees divided by the total number of employees working in the benefits department at the same point in time. Benefits employees are typically responsible for developing and administering company health plan and retirement program (401k, etc.) benefits.

Why should Benefits Staffing Ratio be measured?

Benefits Staffing Ratio measures the number of company-wide employees supported by each individual benefits function employee. This metric speaks to the overall staffing level of the benefits function relative to the total number of employees working for the company. A lower than average value may be related to process inefficiencies, lack of automation and/or simple overstaffing within the benefits function. While a high value for this metric is preferred, this should also be balanced with the level of service being provided to the employees of the company, as the quality of company benefits may impact employee satisfaction and turnover rates. In some cases, many aspects of benefits administration may be outsources to a third party vendor.


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