Senior Compensation Analyst

McGraw Hill

United States Remote

Full time

$85-115k (annually)

People Analytics / Mid/Senior level

Jan 13

Impact the Moment

At McGraw Hill, you will be empowered to make a real impact on a global scale. With that comes the unique opportunity to touch lives across the world and experience first-hand the difference your hard work makes. We do this in a supportive, collaborative environment where you can grow your career in a way that fits into your life.

McGraw Hill, the leading provider of digital and print educational solutions, is looking for a Senior Compensation Analyst that will be responsible for reviewing, analyzing, and administering compensation programs, including base pay, short-term and long-term incentives. Will also be responsible for the annual merit and bonus planning cycles and responsible for participating in key compensation department initiatives to support the needs of the business.

Preferred locations are Columbus, New York City, Chicago, or Red Bank, NJ, but remote is also an option within the United States.

What can you expect from the position?

  • Responsible for the administration of the company’s base and variable pay programs, including the annual merit increase program and bonus planning cycles.
  • Conducts job evaluations and provides compensation recommendations ensuring internal equity and market alignment of total compensation.
  • Performs various market research and analysis to determine market competitiveness of compensation programs.
  • Functions as a business partner with the Human Resources team and management on various compensation projects, including review, development, and re-design of existing programs. Works as the subject matter expert on compensation related matters and assists in education and guidance to the team.
  • Manages compensation survey submissions.
  • Analyzes and reviews current pay practices, compensation programs, policies, and procedures in accordance with country, federal, state and location regulations.
  • Prepares compensation data modeling, cost analysis and statistical analysis as needed.
  • Assists in compensation program audits.
  • Identifies opportunities for and implements process improvements.

  We’re looking for someone with:

  • A Bachelor’s degree.
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in a Compensation role.
  • Merit planning, short-term incentive, and sales incentive programs experience.
  • Global compensation experience.
  • Experience in job evaluation and market pricing practices.
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel.
  • Advanced analytical and problem-solving skills, with exceptional attention to detail.
  • The ability to collect and analyze information, identify key themes, trends or issues, and draw conclusions.
  • Understanding of job analysis, job evaluation and compensation survey methodology.
  • Knowledge of federal, state, and local wage and hour regulations.
  • Exposure to designing and implementing pay structures and job evaluation processes.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • The ability to work autonomously.
  • The ability to travel up to 25% of the time.


  • Certified Compensation Professional (CCP)

The pay range for this position is between $85,000 - $115,000 annually, however, base pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, experience and location. Additionally, a full range of medical and/or other benefits may be provided, depending on the position offered.

As an education company, we're proud to play our part by inspiring learners around the world. If you bring your curiosity, we'll help you grow in a collaborative environment where everyone shares a passion for success.

Location: United States (remote)

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