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Assistant Human Resources (HR) Manager Salary

The average Assistant Human Resources Manager in the United States earns approximately $46K annually. Total cash compensation to Assistant Human Resources Managers varies from $29K to $67K; higher pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $5K each. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Women account for the majority of Assistant Human Resources Managers who took the survey — 85 percent to be exact. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Work is enjoyable for Assistant Human Resources Managers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$32,967 - $68,369
(Median)
$33K
$46K
$68K
MEDIAN: $46,025
10%
50%
90%

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$11.76 - $23.94
(Median)
$12
$16
$24
MEDIAN: $16.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$32,967 - $68,369  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,039  
Profit Sharing
$98.63 - $5,068  
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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$29,456 - $67,079  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 415
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.76 - $23.94  
   
Overtime
$8.30 - $34.94  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,039  
   
Profit Sharing
$98.63 - $5,068  
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).
)
$29,456 - $67,079  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 177

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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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As Assistant Human Resources Managers transition into upper-level roles such as Human Resources Director, they may see a strong upturn in salary. Human Resources Directors earn $78K on average per year.

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Popular Skills for Assistant Human Resources (HR) Manager


Survey results suggest that Assistant Human Resources Managers put a wide range of professional skills to use. Most notably, skills in Microsoft Office, Employee Relations, Recruiting, and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 7 percent. Most people experienced in Benefits Administration also know Payroll Administration and Recruiting. The majority of those who know Employee Relations also know 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 a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $40K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $47K. For Assistant Human Resources Managers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $50K. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $51K.

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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 7%


Recruiting
up arrow 4%

Benefits Administration
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
0%

National Average
$44,000

Payroll Administration
up arrow 1%

Safety Compliance
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 126 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 15%