Assistant Human Resources (HR) Manager Salary

The average Assistant Human Resources Manager in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $46K per year. Including potential bonuses and profit sharing proceeds (more than $5K for each in exceptional cases) overall income bottoms out near $30K and hits $68K on the high end. Geography and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Work is enjoyable for Assistant Human Resources Managers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. The vast majority of Assistant Human Resources Managers (85 percent) who responded to the survey are women. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$33,163 - $69,043
(Median)
$33K
$46K
$69K
MEDIAN: $46,334
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$11.61 - $23.86
(Median)
$12
$16
$24
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$33,163 - $69,043  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,134  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $4,966  
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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$29,654 - $67,766  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 440
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.61 - $23.86  
   
Overtime
$8.30 - $33.35  
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 - $5,134  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $4,966  
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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$29,654 - $67,766  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 182
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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 who transition into a Human Resources Director role may receive large pay increases as the latter position pays an average $78K per year.

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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 Excel, Employee Relations, Recruiting, and Benefits Administration are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts in pay of 5 percent. Most people familiar with Benefits Administration also know Payroll Administration and Recruiting. People who know Employee Relations usually 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 $41K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $47K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Assistant Human Resources Managers make a median salary of $50K. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $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




Benefits Administration
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Microsoft Office
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Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
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Payroll Administration
0%

National Average
$44,000

Safety Compliance
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 117 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: 59% employee benefits None: 14%
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