Compensation Analyst


Date: Jun 2, 2023

Location: New York, NY, US

Company: New York Life Insurance Co

Location Designation: Hybrid 



When you join New York Life, you’re joining a company that values career development, collaboration, innovation, and inclusiveness. We want employees to feel proud about being part of a company that is committed to doing the right thing. You’ll have the opportunity to grow your career while developing personally and professionally through various resources and programs. New York Life is a relationship-based company and appreciates how both virtual and in-person interactions support our culture.



We are seeking a Compensation analyst to join our strategic HR team in our New York office.


Principal Responsibilities:

Assignments will provide learning opportunities regarding the Company, the insurance and asset management industries, and the fundamental theories and principles in compensation.  Typical projects may include:

  • Participating in ad-hoc reporting and analysis and special projects for both the executive and non-executive compensation areas
  • Playing a lead role in survey competitive analysis, job evaluation and development of compensation offers for both the executive and non-executive compensation areas
  • Contributing to the year-end compensation planning process and management of executive compensation data in the Company’s HRIS
  • Supporting the compensation design, communication and implementation processes
  • Supporting the sales incentive design, governance, and administration processes
  • Ad hoc support of Compensation and compensation-related HR Business Partner activities
  • Assisting in the production of materials for meetings of the management committee and compensation committee
  • Other activities as required


Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Must be a self-starter, detail-focused, results-oriented, team player, and have strong written and verbal communication skills. Must be able to summarize and explain information to others.
  • Highest level of integrity, ethical standards, and ability to maintain confidentiality at all times.
  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Work experience in a corporate environment and 1-2 years of HR/compensation experience is preferred.
  • Intermediate to expert knowledge of Microsoft Office products, particularly MS Word, MS Excel and MS Powerpoint.
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills.






Salary range: $58,500-$77,000 

Overtime eligible: Exempt 

Discretionary bonus eligible: Yes 

Sales bonus eligible: No 


Click here to learn more about our benefits. Starting salary is dependent upon several factors including previous work experience, specific industry experience, and/or skills required.



Recognized as one of Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies, New York Life is committed to improving local communities through a culture of employee giving and volunteerism, supported by the Foundation. We're proud that due to our mutuality, we operate in the best interests of our policy owners. We invite you to bring your talents to New York Life, so we can continue to help families and businesses “Be Good At Life.” To learn more, please visit LinkedIn, our Newsroom and the Careers page of

Job Requisition ID: 88951




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