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Senior Compensation Analyst

Date:  Feb 15, 2021

Broomfield, CO, US

Company:  Vail Resorts
Shift Type:  Year Round

Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts.  As a community of adventurers and discoverers, Vail Resorts delivers an experience of a lifetime to our guests and our employees. Our team is made whole by the brave, passionate individuals who ambitiously push boundaries and challenge the status quo. Whether you’re looking for seasonal work or the career of a lifetime, join us today to reach your peak. 


The Senior Compensation Analyst at Vail Resorts provides expertise and guidance on all compensation related issues. By aligning with HR Business Partners, the analyst will enhance knowledge and understanding of the compensation philosophy and practices.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Analyze compensation data to identify and clearly communicate data-driven opportunities
  • Provide compensation expertise and guidance to Management and HR Business Partners with respect to all compensation matters including salary management, compensation program administration and plan design, new hire and retention needs, and policies and procedures in support of strategic objectives.
  • Assist in the development of company-wide compensation initiatives.
  • Understand the business and related specific market conditions. Build critical relationships and demonstrate ability to influence clients of all levels on compensation matters.
  • Identify and generate competitive solutions to challenging compensation issues, while educating Management/HR Business Partners on compensation philosophy and practice.
  • Evaluate internal jobs to determine appropriate promotional and hiring pay levels based on internal rates, performance levels, and external job and market pay comparisons. Perform competitive placement analysis for planning and recruiting process as needed.
  • Conduct comprehensive analysis on market data to recommend competitive pay practices to the external market.
  • Successfully drive philosophical and program changes through the organization, in conjunction with an evolving compensation strategic plan.
  • Complete annual benchmarking review and market analysis to ensure pay ranges and employee compensation aligns based on internal philosophy




  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Business, Finance, or Human Resources or equivalent experience
  • 4+ years of experience in compensation
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Excel
  • Knowledge of compensation practices and trends, and desire to advance in the field
  • Strong analytical and project management skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to successfully manage multiple projects
  • Team player with the ability to exercise diplomacy and good judgment
  • Enjoys working independently in a fast paced environment
  • Professional and clear written and verbal communication skills


  • CCP License
  • Use of market pricing tools


The budgeted range starts at $73,000 - $85,000 + annual bonus.  Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience.

The perks include a free ski pass, and a set of benefits including... 

  • Medical, Dental, Vision insurance, and a 401(k) retirement plan  
  • Hourly employees are generally eligible for accrued Paid Time Off (PTO), Extra Time Off (ETO) and Sick Time.  Salaried employees are generally eligible for Flexible Time Off (FTO) 
  • Paid Parental Leave for eligible mothers and fathers  
  • Healthcare & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts  
  • Life, AD&D, and disability insurance 


We offer a variety of professional career opportunities at our corporate headquarters near Boulder, Colorado. Our corporate headquarters team shares both a passion for the outdoors and a drive to re-imagine the mountain resort experience around the world. Learn more about positions at our corporate office. Visit www.vailresortscareers.com

Vail Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.

Requisition ID 286948

Nearest Major Market: Denver