Assistant Human Resources (HR) Manager Salary

Average Assistant Human Resources Managers in the United States make around $52K annually. Total cash compensation to Assistant Human Resources Managers bottoms out near $32K and approaches $73K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $9K from bonuses and almost $8K from profit sharing. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Most Assistant Human Resources Managers like their work and job satisfaction is high. Women account for the majority of Assistant Human Resources Managers who took the survey — 82 percent to be exact. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$36,700 - $73,338
$37K
$52K
$73K
MEDIAN: $52,397
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$12.66 - $24.09
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$24
MEDIAN: $17.16
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$0$73K
Salary $36,700 - $73,338
Bonus $146.81 - $8,686
Profit Sharing $491.32 - $8,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$32,158 - $73,159
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 217
Hourly Data $0$41
Hourly Rate $12.66 - $24.09
Hourly Tips $5.00
Overtime $19.72 - $41.80
Annual Data $0$73K
Bonus $146.81 - $8,686
Profit Sharing $491.32 - $8,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$32,158 - $73,159
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 69

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Job Description for Assistant Human Resources (HR) Manager

The assistant human resources (HR) manager supports the human resources manager with various tasks in the human resources department. They recruit potential new employees, which includes posting jobs, selecting resumes for further review, conducting background checks, and creating formal job offers. selection, background checks, and creating job offers. In addition to updating policies and procedures, the assistant HR manager makes sure all employees are notified of these changes, updates the employee manuals, and creates memos explaining the change. The assistant HR manager processes a wide variety of employee paperwork such as new hire paperwork, employee counseling and write-ups, and employee termination paperwork. The assistant HR manager is the point of contact for employees who need help with human resources-related issue such as questions about payroll, benefits, or employment verifications. During audits, the assistant HR manager provides reports and records needed to investigate any incidents. This individual is accountable for employee training, including new-hire orientation, specialty training, and safety training.

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Assistant Human Resources (HR) Manager Tasks

  • Initiate recruitment efforts and plan new-hire orientations.
  • Review and evaluate benefit packages.
  • Aid management in understanding employment policies regarding hiring, firing, and behavior requirements.
  • Arbitrate concerns and difficult interactions between employees.

Common Career Paths for Assistant Human Resources (HR) Manager


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For Assistant Human Resources Managers, progressing to a Human Resources Director role may result in a significant raise. On average, a Human Resources Director can earn $80K annually.

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Popular Skills for Assistant Human Resources (HR) Manager


Survey results imply that Assistant Human Resources Managers deploy a substantial tool kit of skills at work. Most notably, skills in Training, Microsoft Office, Full-Cycle Recruiting, and Benefits Administration are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 7 percent and 14 percent. Those listing Office Administration as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Safety Compliance and Payroll Administration also typically command lower compensation. Those familiar with Benefits Administration also tend to know Payroll Administration and Recruiting. Most people who know Employee Relations also know Recruiting and Payroll Administration.

Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Human Resources (HR) Manager

Pay by Experience for an Assistant Human Resources (HR) Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Assistant Human Resources (HR) Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 187 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Assistant Human Resources (HR) Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 102 salaries. An experienced Assistant Human Resources (HR) Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 67 salaries. An Assistant Human Resources (HR) Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 23 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $50,306

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Assistant Human Resources Managers, Los Angeles provides a pay rate that is 46 percent greater than the national average. Assistant Human Resources Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+26 percent), Cincinnati (+13 percent), Orlando (+9 percent), and Chicago (+9 percent). Location is a huge contributor to overall pay, with Assistant Human Resources Managers in Charlotte earning a whopping 28 percent below the national average. Employers pay around 22 percent less in Eddystone and 12 percent less in Indianapolis, below-median salaries for those in this field.

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Key Stats for Assistant Human Resources (HR) Manager

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 37 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
7%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Assistant Human Resources (HR) Manager Salaries

▲7%

▲5%

▲3%

National Average
$50,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Assistant Human Resources (HR) Manager Salaries

Training
▲14%

Microsoft Office
▲8%

Full-Cycle Recruiting
▲7%


Human Resources
▲1%

National Average
$50,000


▼3%




Safety Compliance
▼15%

Office Administration
▼24%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 37 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 16%
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