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Benefits Representative
Class Code: 4602
Occupational Area: Semi-Professional
Work Area Campus
Probationary Period: 6 months
Last Action: Revised
Spec. Effective Date: 1/15/2009
Exam Effective Date: 1/15/2009
Promotional Line(s): 277

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  Benefits Representative
  Benefits Officer
  Benefits Counselor
  Benefits Service Supervisor
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Examination Details
Exam Format: Electronic Examination (E-Test)
Exam Component(s): 60 Multiple-Choice Questions
chosen randomly from the following categories:
  • Benefits Representative: Accuracy
  • Benefits Representative: Benefits Knowledge
  • Benefits Representative: Coding
  • Benefits Representative: Filing
  • Benefits Representative: Math
Time Limit: 2 hours
Typing Test: No, a Typing Test is not required for this classification.
Credentials Assessment:
A Credential Assessment is a rating by the Human Resources Office of an applicant's/employee's Education, Experience and Special Credentials/qualification (licenses, etc.). In order to determine an appropriate rating for each examination, a review of a résumé, cover letter, university/agency official employment application, college transcript, copies of license/certification and any other relevant material may be required.

Salary Range Data

The State Universities Civil Service System Office, on behalf of the Merit Board, approves salary rates and ranges for each authorized classification in use by Employers. Employers request Merit Board approval to establish, revise, correct, or delete pay rates or ranges through the Salary Data System, a web-based electronic approval process. All approved rates and ranges are compiled into a monthly report available in PDF format on the Salary Range Report page. This report is updated on the 15th (approximately) of each month. Listed below are actual, real-time, active pay ranges contained in the Salary Data System.

RateUniv/AgMinimumMidpointMaximumEff Date
REIU Eastern Illinois University$2,252.00$2,927.50$3,603.007/1/2013
RISU Illinois State University$2,215.00$2,880.00$3,545.008/16/2009
RISAC Illinois Student Assistance Commission$2,097.00$2,621.00$3,145.006/1/2008
RNIU Northern Illinois University$1,839.00$2,389.50$2,940.001/16/2007
RSIUCSouthern Illinois University Carbondale$1,995.00$2,494.00$2,993.007/1/2009
RSIU-E Southern Illinois University Edwardsville$1,588.00$2,219.00$2,850.007/1/2013
RSIU-SM Southern Illinois University School of Medicine$13.74$16.49$19.247/1/2013
RUIC University of Illinois (Chicago)$13.75$19.01$24.268/31/2014
RUIS University of Illinois (Springfield)$13.91$18.78$23.658/31/2014
RUIUCUniversity of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign)$14.17$20.71$27.248/31/2014
RWIU Western Illinois University$2,160.00$2,723.00$3,286.007/1/2014

Last Updated: 9/22/2014   

E=Established  N=Negotiated  P=Prevailing  R=Open Range

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