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Compensation Specialist

Dewberry is looking for a strong Compensation Specialist to partner with the Compensation Manager in supporting the design, implementation, communication and administration of Dewberry’s compensation programs. The ideal candidate will have experience in all aspects of compensation, must be comfortable with having conversations with various levels of management and have the ability to prioritize their work in order to meet deadlines.  There is a heavy focus on market pricing and working with recruiters and managers to ensure they understand the data.


Dewberry is a leading, market-facing professional services firm with more than 50 locations and 2,000 professionals nationwide. What sets us apart from our competitors are our people. At Dewberry, we seek out exceptional talent and strive to deliver the highest quality of services to our clients. Whether you’re an experienced professional or a new graduate, you’ll have the chance to collaborate with the best and brightest and work on innovative and complex projects at the forefront of the industry. Our commitment to excellence stems from our personal integrity and from other defining attributes, which we call “Dewberry at Work,” that have inspired our employees to be successful for more than a half-century.



  • Managing the administration of:
    • PayFactors, our online survey tool, including continuously benchmarking jobs within the system
    • The salary survey participation process
    • Internal Recognition Programs (Service Anniversaries and Dewberry at Work program)
  • Work with managers, recruiters and HR managers on any compensation inquires
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly HR metrics and reporting, including ad hoc requests and reporting associated with the Strategic Plan and Board Report
  • Partner with the Compensation Manager on:
    • Full life cycle of merit increase cycles (including system administration)
    • Setting entry level rates and annual compression review
    • Annual Affirmative Action, EEO and VETs analysis and reporting
    • Maintaining job families and reviewing new job requests
    • Conducting FLSA reviews as needed
    • Review requests for new business card titles and exceptions
  • Support and lead compensation and HR related projects and perform other duties as needed
Position: Compensation Specialist
Organization: Dewberry Engineers
Location: Fairfax,  VA 
United States
Posting Start Date: 3/19/2021
Date Posted: 3/19/2021

Required Skills & Required Experience

  • A minimum of 3-5 years working experience in Compensation
  • Prior experience in compensation management, job evaluation, salary surveys and market pricing
  • The ability to have conversations to explain the data to those who are requesting it
  • Extensive knowledge of MS Office, especially Excel and use of vlookups and managing large data sets
  • Must be analytical in nature and have excellence critical thinking skills
  • Functional knowledge of employment laws and practices related to compensation programs
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Experience with HRIS systems a plus
  • BS degree in human resources, business administration or equivalent experience a must


*At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.

 *Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.

 *All recipients of an offer of employment from Dewberry, will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report. These screenings will be conducted by Dewberry’s background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.

Status: This listing expires on: 6/17/2021
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Organization Information
Dewberry Engineers
8401 Arlington Blvd

Fairfax,  VA 22031
United States
Julie Artieri

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