L.L.Bean, Inc

  • Compensation Analyst

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    Leon Leonwood Bean (L.L. Bean) founded his business on a passion for the outdoors, a profound belief in honesty, and an unwavering commitment to quality and customer satisfaction. Those core values, coupled with a genuine excitement for the work we do, are why L.L.Bean has been a trusted source for quality apparel, reliable outdoor equipment and expert advice for over 100 years.


    We are currently seeking a Compensation Analyst to join our Human Resources Team.  The successful candidate will consult with leaders in assigned business areas to address organization and compensation issues as well as evaluate and price positions utilizing external market data and internal grade structures.  Additional responsibilities include contributing to various compensation projects, performing research, and helping to develop solutions. You will also participate in the management of pay programs and annual review processes and communicate and administer compensation policy.


    • Consults with leaders in assigned client areas. Applies technical and analytical skills to a wide range of compensation matters involving total compensation plan design and administration. Work with leaders on organizational design issues to develop job families and hierarchies as part of the job evaluation process.
    • Evaluate and market price positions at all levels of the organization utilizing external market data and internal position comparisons to make salary structure and pay grade placement recommendations.  Consult with Compensation Manager and Sr. Analysts as needed.
    • Analyzes both exempt and non-exempt positions and prepares or edits position content documents in cooperation with business area leaders and/or other HR team members. Maintains appropriate documentation. Evaluates and determines FLSA status of positions and prepares related documentation.
    • Participates in job placement approval process by participating in compensation committees as needed.
    • Communicates and administers compensation policy and procedures, provides on-going support to management and employees thru compensation education to ensure thorough understanding of pay programs.
    • Contribute to compensation projects as assigned, including research, development, and implementation of changes to compensation programs, policies, practices, or procedures.
    • Participates in overall Compensation department planning and annual survey administration process.
    • Participates in Incentive Administration as necessary.
    • Assume additional related responsibilities as requested. 

    Health and Safety Requirement: Ensures compliance with the L.L.Bean comprehensive Health and Safety program by knowing and following all safety guidelines, policies, procedures and expectations. Takes immediate and appropriate action to rectify any unsafe conditions.


    • BA/BS required
    • 2-3 years relevant experience required
    • Demonstrated knowledge of concepts, principles, and regulatory requirements of all aspects of Compensation

    • Strong MS Excel skills required. Proficiency with HRIS and job documentation databases preferred

    • Advanced math skills and basic knowledge of statistical applications

    • Excellent communication skills both in written and verbal formats

    • Ability to interact with employees at all levels of the organization, including Executives and Senior Leadership

    • Politically astute, can adapt style and approach based on the situation. Comfortable raising counter-points

    • Demonstrated problem solving and analytical skills

    • Top notch attention to detail and accuracy

    • Project management skills

    • Team player who works effectively in a collaborative environment

    We recognize the importance of diversity in creating a better world and a stronger organization. L.L.Bean is an equal opportunity employer.

    L.L.Bean Relocation - Exempt, full-time positions that meet distance requirements are eligible for relocation benefits.


    L.L.Bean offers a competitive salary and benefits package including medical, dental, 401(k), and a significant (25-40%) discount. For more details, please visit our website at www.llbeancareers.com and refer to the “benefits” section.


    Much has changed since our start in 1912, but the important things remain the same. The values that the company's founder, L.L. Bean (Leon Leonwood Bean) was raised to believe in were simple and deeply ingrained. Nature is something to be revered. Family ties are a priority. Being neighborly is a matter of course. And "do unto others" is not just a saying but a way of life. When L.L. launched his company, he believed so strongly in the Golden Rule that he made it the foundation of his business.


    Following are some of the unique benefits we offer our employees: 

    • An excellent total compensation package
    • Enhanced 401k retirement package
    • Health care, including domestic partner and family coverage, across medical, dental, and vision
    • Flexible spending accounts for health and dependent care
    • Life insurance, including domestic partner and dependent coverage
    • Outdoor experience days in addition to Paid Time Off (vacation, holiday and personal time)
    • Discounts on L.L.Bean merchandise and Outdoor Discovery School adventures
    • Employee Referral Award Program
    • Employee Store
    • Equipment loan program from the Employee Use Room
    • Access to pro deal program discounts
    • Tuition reimbursement
    • Access to L.L.Bean cabins and tent sites at Rangeley Lake for personal use


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