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Assistant Human Resources (HR) Manager Salary

Assistant Human Resources Managers in the United States pull down an average of $46K per year. The range in cash compensation to Assistant Human Resources Managers ($29K to $67K) includes potential earnings of $5K each from bonuses and profit sharing in exceptional cases. Location and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 85 percent of Assistant Human Resources Managers are female. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$32,930 - $68,563
(Median)
$33K
$46K
$69K
MEDIAN: $46,178
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$11.75 - $23.83
(Median)
$12
$16
$24
MEDIAN: $16.00
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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
$32,930 - $68,563  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,061  
Profit Sharing
$100.00 - $5,000  
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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$29,366 - $67,130  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 423
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.75 - $23.83  
   
Overtime
$14.68 - $34.28  
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.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,061  
   
Profit Sharing
$100.00 - $5,000  
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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$29,366 - $67,130  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 184

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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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Assistant Human Resources Managers may progress into high-paying roles like Human Resources Director, where median compensation is $78K annually.

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Popular Skills for Assistant Human Resources (HR) Manager


Assistant Human Resources Managers generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. Most notably, skills in Microsoft Office, Employee Relations, Microsoft Excel, and Recruiting are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 7 percent. People who know Employee Relations usually also know Recruiting and Payroll Administration. Those proficient in Benefits Administration are, more often than not, also skilled in Payroll Administration and Recruiting.

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

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


For Assistant Human Resources Managers, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $40K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $47K. Assistant Human Resources Managers see a median salary of $50K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of 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 7%

Employee Relations
up arrow 4%

Recruiting
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%

Benefits Administration
up arrow 3%

Payroll Administration
0%

Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
0%

National Average
$44,000

Safety Compliance
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 125 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
20%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 14%
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