Compensation Analyst (Kansas City Based)


Kansas City, MO, US, 64106 Des Moines, IA, US, 50389 Atlanta, GA, US, 30339 Omaha, NE, US, 68118 Austin, TX, US, 78704 Iowa City, IA, US, 52317 Nashville, TN, US, 37210 Wichita, KS, US Minneapolis, MN, US, 55401 Dallas, TX, US, 75254 Oklahoma City, OK, US, 73104

Best People + Right Culture. These are the driving forces behind JE Dunn’s success.


By hiring inspired people, giving them interesting and challenging work, enabling them with innovative tools, and letting them share in the company’s rewards, we’ve found a sustainable way to grow in our industry for the last 95+ years.


Our diverse teams around the country strive to enrich lives through inspired people and places every day, and we need inspired people like you to join us in our pursuit of building perfection.

Role Summary

This position will be based out of our Kansas City Headquarters. Candidates must be willing to relocate if currently based outside of the Kansas City, Missouri Metro area. 

The Compensation Analyst will provide compensation support to help attract, retain, and reward the Company's talent in order to execute against business strategy. This position will collect, compile, evaluate and analyze compensation data from various sources to assist in the development of compensation programs. All activities will be performed in support of the strategy, vision and values of JE Dunn.

  • Autonomy & Decision-Making Makes decisions on non-routine matters, provides recommendations to supervisor, and refers all exceptions to supervisor.   
  • Career Path:  Senior Compensation Analyst

Key Role Responsibilities - Core


  • Executes participation in salary surveys and monitors salary survey data to ensure organization compensation objectives are achieved. Completes annual and ad hoc compensation survey participation with selected survey vendors.
  • Evaluates existing roles and creates new role descriptions and responsibilities to determine appropriate job classifications and compensation levels.
  • Performs job analysis for all roles, evaluates positions and reviews grade assignment (including FLSA status), titles, and base pay ranges by conducting compensation benchmarking through external market review. Ensures compensation plans and programs are in compliance with federal/state wage and hour regulations.
  • Maintains role descriptions and position management framework and tools related to compensation practices and decisions.
  • Supports job analysis process and market-pricing methodology through development and updating of company job descriptions.
  • Prepares data analysis results reports and presents findings to senior leadership.
  • Collaborates with HR and department managers to communicate compensation policies and programs to employees.
  • Performs necessary data gathering, conduct new position matching, input and submit by set deadlines. Interpret data for insights and provide recommendations.
  • Collaborates with internal team and various departments to support compensation initiatives and provide data-driven recommendations.
  • May provide advice and recommendations to leadership on policy interpretations and job evaluations.
  • Supports both internal customers and functional team members to ensure effective delivery of Compensation support and applications.
  • Collects, analyzes, and interprets compensation and benefits data to determine competitive salary ranges and benefit packages.
  • Conducts market research to stay updated on industry compensation trends and ensure the organization's compensation practices are competitive.
  • Assists in the development and administration of compensation programs, including incentive plans, bonuses, and equity programs.

Key Role Responsibilities - Additional Core


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to perform work accurately and completely, and in a timely manner
  • Communication skills, verbal and written
  • Knowledge of compensation principles, labor laws and regulations
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel – Advanced
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite as well as other business-related software
  • Ability to collect and synthesize large quantities of quantitative and qualitative data and to recognize trends, solve complex problems and develop recommendations based on data analysis
  • Ability to clearly communicate business and technical information
  • Strong project management, organizing and planning skills
  • Ability to build relationships and collaborate within a team, internally and externally


  • Bachelor's degree in human resources, business administration or related field (Required)
  • In lieu of the above requirements, relevant experience will be considered


  • 2+ years of human resources organizational design experience (Required)
  • 2+ years compensation experience (Preferred)

Working Environment

  • Must be able to lift up to 10 pounds
  • May require periods of travel
  • Normal office environment
  • Frequent activity: Sitting, Viewing Computer Screen
  • Occasional activity: Standing, Walking, Bending, Reaching above Shoulder

At JE Dunn, our approach to benefits means caring for the whole person, and it begins with a comprehensive benefits program that meets families' needs. We offer competitive and award-winning benefit packages including medical, dental, vision, 401(K) and Employee Stock Ownership Plan.


JE Dunn Construction is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and it is our policy to provide equal opportunity to all people without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other legally protected category. JE Dunn Construction is a background screening, drug-free workplace.


JE Dunn provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation in order to apply for a job, please submit your request to


JE Dunn Construction Company does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or agencies. Any resume submitted to any employee of JE Dunn Construction without a prior written search agreement will be considered unsolicited and the property of JE Dunn Construction Company.  Please, no phone calls or emails.

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Why People Work Here

At JE Dunn we offer our employees an inspired place to enrich their life and the lives of those around them

Building on our rich history, our employee owners are shaping the future of JE Dunn. In our team-focused environment we do life together and are generously rewarded for our efforts

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Nearest Major Market: Kansas City