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Senior Compensation Analyst

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Requisition # HRC0439075A

Make a difference in Human Resources!

An exceptional health system needs to engage top talent to achieve its mission of providing extraordinary healthcare. That requires a world-class Human Resources function, and that’s what we’re delivering. Join us and make a difference every single day in service of this outstanding work – excellence and innovation in patient care, research, and community service. We’re improving our technology, energizing interpersonal climate, facilitating change, and enabling talent. The healthcare industry is exciting! Cedars-Sinai Human Resources is pursuing outstanding service and support for a hardworking workforce passionate about those challenges, engaged in their work, and deft in their ability to adapt to the constantly evolving environment!

What will I be doing in this role?

The Senior Compensation Analyst provides complex compensation consultative services to Human Resources and Leadership for assigned areas to include job evaluation, competitive pay analysis. Designs and implements pay solutions, strategies and programs through strong communication and influence.  The Senior Compensation Analyst manages projects impacting areas of responsibility and manages aspects of major compensation initiatives and/or programs.

  • Conduct benchmarking and data analysis to formulate recommendations that ensure competitive, cost-effective, and legally compliant compensation programs and practices.
  • Consult with assigned client groups to provide guidance and interpretation of compensation policies and programs, and evaluate requests for changes and updates.
  • Conduct reviews of job levels, assesses and makes determinations regarding requests for new job titles, and update job descriptions in conjunction with HR and management.
  • Manage and administer assigned compensation projects and programs, including design, update, communication and implementation of project/program changes and/or updates.
  • Identify opportunities for process improvements and introduction of best practices. Conduct market and best practice research to formulate and support compensation recommendations.
  • Conduct complex costing and other statistical analyses. Prepare a variety of ad hoc reports and analyses. 
  • Manage components and participate in the development of the annual wage plan for the organization. Review the labor market and identify changes in salary structure and pay rates in order to maintain a competitive position.
  • Maintain and audit compensation related information, such as job codes, salary plans, grades, and shift differentials in the HR system.
  • Provide compensation guidance, training and regulatory updates to HR and Leadership. Act as a mentor and resource for HR, Compensation and other staff across the organization pertaining to compensation related policies and procedures; as well as in the execution of their duties and accountabilities involving compensation.
  • Partner with Human Resources staff and organizational leadership in solving complex business/operational issues across the organization.
  • Partner with Payroll and applicable areas of Human Resources on the upload of mass pay and job changes. 
  • Ensure pay practices remain compliant with federal, state, and local regulations. 

Educational Requirements:

  • High school diploma/GED required.
  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Human Resources, Finance or other related field preferred.


  • Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) certification preferred.

Experience Requirements:

  • 5 years Total Rewards, Compensation or HR Business Partner experience, with at least 3 dedicated years in Compensation required.
  • 2 years experience in a hospital or healthcare related environment preferred.



  • Working Title: Senior Compensation Analyst
  • Department: Compensation
  • Business Entity: Corporate Services
  • City: Los Angeles
  • Job Category: Human Resources
  • Job Specialty: Compensation
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Shift Length: 8 hour shift
  • Shift Type: Full-time

Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

Cedars-Sinai will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories, in accordance with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.

At Cedars-Sinai, we are dedicated to the safety, health and wellbeing of our patients and employees. This includes protecting our patients from communicable diseases, such as influenza (flu). For this reason, we require that all new employees receive a flu vaccine based on the seasonal availability of flu vaccine (typically during September through March each year) as a condition of employment, and annually thereafter as a condition of continued employment.

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