Sr. Compensation Analyst

Lexington Medical Center

Senior Compensation Analyst

Full Time, Monday – Friday, 8am-5pm

Consistently named best hospital, Lexington Medical Center dedicates itself to providing quality health services that meet the needs of its communities. Ranked #2 in the state and #1 in the Columbia metro area by U.S. News & World Report, Lexington Medical Center is the only hospital named one of the Best Places to Work in South Carolina.

The 607-bed hospital anchors a health care network that includes five community medical centers and employs nearly 8,000 health care professionals. The network includes a cardiovascular program recognized by the American College of Cardiology as South Carolina’s first HeartCARE CenterTM and an accredited Cancer Center of Excellence affiliated with MUSC Hollings Cancer Center for research and education. The network also features an occupational health center, the largest skilled nursing facility in the Carolinas, an Alzheimer’s care center and nearly 80 physician practices.

Job Summary

The Senior Compensation Analyst is responsible for implementing and maintaining analytical procedures for the administration of organization-wide compensation programs that are market competitive, internally equitable, and which effectively motivate employees to meet or exceed LMC service expectations. Advises managers, HR coworkers, employees and administrators in all HR practices that are tied to Compensation in order to provide information about regulations, policies and general support. Senior Analysts will also provide support to other teammates within Human Resources and the Compensation Team.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance, Economics, Human Resources, or related discipline.
Minimum Years of Experience: 4 years of experience working as a Compensation Analyst or Human Resources Generalist with significant involvement in Compensation Program Administration.
Substitutable Education & Experience: None.
Required Certifications/Licensure: None.
Required Training: Proficiency in Microsoft Office, specifically Excel formulas and PowerPoint Slides

Essential Functions

  • Conduct market pricing and position grading, maintains database of market data, works closely with HR team and business units regarding pay grades, job slotting, and external benchmarking to ensure internal equity, external competitiveness, and consistent application of compensation procedures company-wide
  • Proposes salary adjustments to conform to established guidelines, policies and procedures.
  • Prepares studies, reports, and ad hoc job evaluations, and cost analyses
  • Reviews management requests for new or revised job classifications to determine appropriate salary grade assignment. Investigates and recommends resolution regarding job classifications by assessing employee roles, responsibilities and qualifications with appropriate benchmark market surveys. Ensures appropriate classification with regard to the Fair Labor Standards Act.
  • Maintains library of active job descriptions across the organization.
  • Manages annual merit review process to include oversight of management use of the performance evaluation system, review and tracking of all submitted employee performance evaluations, and auditing and follow up of outstanding evaluations.
  • Works on special projects including review/adjustment of pay grades, bonus programs, and special pay incentive programs
  • Documents pay practices and maintain approved pay memos and policies.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Creates job codes, position numbers etc. for new positions
  • Manages the Performance Evaluation System
  • Processes compensation personnel action forms and implements pay adjustments
  • Participate in Salary Surveys
  • Keeps abreast of compensation trends
  • May provide project leadership, orientation, and training to other compensation staff members
  • May be assigned to represent the Compensation area in various Lexington Medical Center meetings
  • Other duties as assigned

We are committed to offering quality, cost-effective benefits choices for our employees and their families:

  • Day ONE medical, dental and life insurance benefits
  • Health care and dependent care flexible spending accounts (FSAs)
  • Employees are eligible for enrollment into the 403(b) match plan day one. LHI matches dollar for dollar up to 6%.
  • Employer paid life insurance – equal to 1x salary
  • Employee may elect supplemental life insurance with low cost premiums up to 3x salary
  • Adoption assistance
  • LHI provides its full-time employees employer paid short-term disability and long-term disability coverage after 90 days of eligible employment
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Student loan forgiveness

Equal Opportunity Employer
It is the policy of LMC to provide equal opportunity of employment for all individuals, and to remain compliant with applicable state and federal laws and regulations. LMC strives to provide a discrimination-free environment, and to recruit, select, on-board, and employ all employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, veteran status, or pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including but not limited to, lactation. LMC endeavors to upgrade and promote employees from within the hospital where possible and consistent with the employee’s desires and abilities and the hospital’s needs.

Job Type: Full-time


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Application Question(s):

  • Are you proficient in Microsoft Office, specifically Excel formulas and Power Point Slides?


  • Bachelor’s (Preferred)


  • Compensation Analyst or HR Generalist: 4 years (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

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