Job Locations:
San Antonio, TX – San Antonio Home Office I
Phoenix, AZ – Phoenix Campus
Charlotte, NC – CENTS
Plano, TX – Plano Legacy
Tampa, FL – Tampa Crosstown

Purpose of Job

We are seeking a talented Compensation Advisor Senior for either our San Antonio, TX, Plano, TX, Charlotte, NC, Tampa, FL or Phoenix, AZ facility.
This person may also work remotely in a 100% Remote Work Environment.

Responsible for the design, assessment, implementation and/or administration of total compensation programs, practices and policies. Ensures alignment with the total rewards philosophy and HR strategy. Provides guidance and solutions (Executive and/or Non-Executive) covering a wide range of compensation areas including salary structure, base pay administration, short-term and long-term incentive pay administration, and salary guidance. Partners with HR Business Partners regarding administration and management of compensation programs.

Job Requirements

About USAA

USAA knows what it means to serve. We facilitate the financial security of millions of U.S. military members and their families. This singular mission requires a dedication to innovative thinking at every level.

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  • Provides advanced knowledge and guidance in the design, assessment, implementation and/or administration of compensation programs, practices and policies (Executive and/or Non Executive).

  • Proactively identifies and analyzes organizational trends, market data, and industry practices to identify root causes and address compensation issues.

  • Advises senior leadership and HR Business Partners on compensation programs, practices and policies (Executive and/or Non-Executive) to ensure market competitiveness, strategic alignment and legal compliance.

  • Consults with HR and business stakeholders.

  • Provides guidance, oversight, and communication on compensation programs, practices and policies as well as the total rewards philosophy and strategy.

  • Serves as a coach to peers and team members and acts as a resource for escalated issues of an unusual nature.

  • Leads compensation projects and initiatives with an enterprise-wide impact.

  • Represents Compensation in cross-functional teams.

  • Coordinates with key stakeholders for the development and implementation of systems and processes which support compensation projects and initiatives.

  • Develops learning resources and conducts training to educate management and employees on compensation-related programs, practices and policies, ensuring compliance with legal standards and strategic alignment.

When you apply for this position, you will be required to answer some initial questions.  This will take approximately 5 minutes.  Once you begin the questions you will not be able to finish them at a later time and you will not be able to change your responses.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required or 4 additional years of related experience beyond the minimum required may be substituted in lieu of a degree (10years total without a degree).

  • 6 or more years of relevant work experience in compensation discipline, or related experience in HR, Finance, or business sales operations to include general business consulting/analysis experience or business management experience and developing knowledge of relevant compensation and/or HR laws.

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office products and other software to be used to develop analysis, charts, and/or supporting documentation.

  • Knowledge of federal laws, rules, and regulations to include: 

  • Federal and state fair employment practices laws including Equal Pay Acts and other nondiscrimination laws.

  • Federal contractor and affirmative action laws and regulations such as Executive Order 11246.

  • FLSA

  • If supporting variable pay program: REG Z, SafeAct

Preferred Experience:

  • Experience calculating monthly incentive plan payments using multiple data sources and submitting payments to payroll.

  • Incentive Plan design, plan analysis, implementation, plan documentation and communication experience.

  • Working knowledge of Mortgage, Banking, or Insurance incentive plans,

  • Experience with Risk/Governance documentation and testing.

  • HRIS systems experience with Workday and/or PayFactors.

  • Heavy reporting and analysis experience with various tools such as: Excel, Power Point, ICM Varicent, Tableau etc.

  • Success working collaboratively on cross functional teams including but not limited to HR, IT, HRIS, Risk, Legal.

The above description reflects the details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job and should not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be performed in the job.


USAA has an effective process for assessing market data and establishing ranges to ensure we remain competitive. You are paid within the salary range based on your experience and market position. The salary range for this position is: $88,200 – $158,900*(this does not include geographic differential it may be applied based on your work location)

Employees may be eligible for pay incentives based on overall corporate and individual performance or at the discretion of the USAA Board of Directors.

*Geographical Differential: Geographic pay differential is additional pay provided to eligible employees working in locations where market pay levels are above the national average. 

Shift premium: will be addressed on an individual-basis for applicable roles that are consistently scheduled for non-core hours.  


 At USAA our employees enjoy best-in-class benefits to support their physical, financial, and emotional wellness.  These benefits include comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, 401(k), pension, life insurance, parental benefits, adoption assistance, paid time off program with paid holidays plus 16 paid volunteer hours, and various wellness programs.  Additionally, our career path planning and continuing education assists employees with their professional goals.

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Relocation assistance is not available for this position.