Senior Compensation Analyst (R24185)


At the core of Epic’s success are talented, passionate people. Epic prides itself on creating a collaborative, welcoming, and creative environment. Whether it’s building award-winning games or crafting engine technology that enables others to make visually stunning interactive experiences, we’re always innovating.

Being Epic means being a part of a team that continually strives to do right by our community and users. We’re constantly innovating to raise the bar of engine and game development.


What We Do

Our People teams – which include our pillars of HR, People Strategy, Rewards, Talent Acquisition, and Employee Engagement & DEI – help grow and develop our talented organization. We find, hire, and support the passionate people who will shape and build our company. We believe people do their best work when they’re happy and challenged, so we work to make Epic a place where we continually strive to do right by our community and customers.

What You'll Do

Epic Games is looking for a Senior Compensation Analyst to support our market intelligence, tools and analytics, and rewards cycle project teams. In this role you will be responsible for ensuring our organization is equipped with timely, accurate, and effective compensation insights to influence and drive our program strategy.

In this role, you will

  • Design, build, and maintain a suite of compensation tools for analyzing our competitive market position, evaluating employee retention risks, and determining award allocations for our base pay and incentive programs
  • Identify opportunities for data processing and analytics automation within our current programs and processes with the ability to transform these opportunities into real-world deliverables by building out a project plan to design, test, and train end-users
  • Be responsible for survey data management (input and output, regular updating of market analysis workbooks and dashboards)
  • Partner with the HRIS team to ensure data integrity, including the development and maintenance of our job catalog as well as developing tools to enhance our employee data auditing capabilities
  • Support Compensation initiatives via your ability to take on projects, including conducting ad-hoc market compensation analysis, compensation program administration, and development of training/coaching materials for HR Partners, Recruiters and Leaders

What we're looking for

  • Direct experience with global Compensation program (base pay and variable pay) design and administration, preferably in the gaming, technology, entertainment, or media industries
  • Demonstrated advanced Excel and/or Google Sheets experience, including usage of VBA and/or Google Apps Script, with R or Python skills a plus
  • Experience with HRIS Technology, preferably with Workday Compensation and Advanced Compensation administration, report writing, and EIB development
  • Experience with major compensation survey vendors, especially Radford
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate and present effectively, with excellent listening skills as well as strong organizational and time-management skills, with a proven ability to prioritize and deliver results on time

This role is open to multiple locations (including CA, NYC, and WA). 

Pay Transparency Information

The expected annual base pay range(s) for this position are detailed below. Each base pay range is relevant only for individuals who are residents of or will be expected to work within the specified locale. Compensation varies based on a variety of factors, which include (but aren’t limited to) things such as skills and competencies, qualifications, knowledge, and experience. In addition to base pay, most employees are eligible to participate in Epic’s generous benefit plans and discretionary incentive programs (subject to the terms of those plans or programs).

New York City Base Pay Range
$143,700$210,700 USD
California Base Pay Range
$126,400$210,700 USD
Washington Base Pay Range
$135,100$198,100 USD


Epic Games spans across 19 countries with 55 studios and 4,500+ employees globally. For over 25 years, we’ve been making award-winning games and engine technology that empowers others to make visually stunning games and 3D content that bring environments to life like never before. Epic’s award-winning Unreal Engine technology not only provides game developers the ability to build high-fidelity, interactive experiences for PC, console, mobile, and VR, it is also a tool being embraced by content creators across a variety of industries such as media and entertainment, automotive, and architectural design. As we continue to build our Engine technology and develop remarkable games, we strive to build teams of world-class talent.

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