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Define Benefit Area in SAP

Updated Jan 07, 2023

In this SAP tutorial you will learn the step-by-step procedure to define the benefits area in the SAP system with proper screenshots at every step.

What is Benefit Area?

The Benefit Area in SAP is a subdivision of the plan that is set up within the benefits component. Typically, employees from an organization are enrolled in a benefit area that groups them according to their common characteristics like the same country, etc.

How to Define Benefit Area?

Please follow the steps below to define the benefits area:

Enter the t-code SPRO in the SAP command field and press Enter to run the t-code.


Next click on the SAP Reference IMG button as shown in the image below:

Reference IMG

Now go to the following SAP IMG navigation path mentioned below:

SPRO > Reference IMG > Personnel Management > Benefits > Basic Settings > Define Benefit Area

IMG Path

On the Change View "Benefit Area": Overview screen, you will see the list of previously defined benefit area on your SAP screen.


Now click on New Entries to create a new benefit area.

New Entries

Now on the New Entries: Overview of Added Entries screen, enter the following details of the new benefit area as shown in the image below.


Once all the details are entered click on the Save button to save the new benefit area data.


Select your Customizing Request id and press Enter to move to the next screen.


A message data was saved will be displayed on the bottom of your screen which implies all the input data for the new benefit area have been saved on your SAP system.

Data was saved

You have successfully defined a Benefit Area on your SAP system.