Assistant Human Resources (HR) Manager Salary

The average Assistant Human Resources Manager in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $48K per year. Total cash compensation for Assistant Human Resources Managers runs from $30K to $67K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $5K and profit sharing that can reach almost $3K. Geographic location and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of Assistant Human Resources Managers claim high levels of job satisfaction. The vast majority (85 percent) of Assistant Human Resources Managers who took the survey are female. Medical benefits are awarded to a fair number, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$33,562 - $68,481
(Median)
$34K
$48K
$68K
MEDIAN: $47,519
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$12.11 - $23.78
(Median)
$12
$16
$24
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$33,562 - $68,481  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,125  
Profit Sharing
$96.96 - $3,109  
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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$29,851 - $67,011  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 467
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.11 - $23.78  
   
Hourly Tips
$5.00  
Overtime
$10.00 - $36.63  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,125  
   
Profit Sharing
$96.96 - $3,109  
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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$29,851 - $67,011  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 205
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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 $79K annually.

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Popular Skills for Assistant Human Resources (HR) Manager


Survey results imply that Assistant Human Resources Managers put a diverse skill set to use. Most notably, skills in Microsoft Office, Benefits Administration, Recruiting, and Employee Relations are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 12 percent. Skills that pay less than market rate include Office Administration, Full-Cycle Recruiting, and Safety Compliance. Those familiar with Benefits Administration also tend to know Payroll Administration and Recruiting. Those familiar with Employee Relations tend to be well versed in Recruiting and Payroll Administration.

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

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Assistant Human Resources Managers with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $41K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $48K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $51K. Assistant Human Resources Managers with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $52K.

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Experience Affects Assistant Human Resources (HR) Manager Salaries




National Average
$44,000


Skills That Affect Assistant Human Resources (HR) Manager Salaries

Microsoft Office
up arrow 12%


Employee Relations
up arrow 4%

Recruiting
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
up arrow 1%

Payroll Administration
0%

National Average
$44,000

Safety Compliance
up arrow 3%

Full-Cycle Recruiting
up arrow 4%

Office Administration
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 116 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
medical benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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