Assistant Human Resources (HR) Manager Salary

Average Assistant Human Resources Managers in the United States make around $52K per year. Total cash compensation for Assistant Human Resources Managers runs from $32K to $72K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $8K and profit sharing that can reach almost $7K. Location and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The vast majority of Assistant Human Resources Managers (85 percent) who participated in the survey are women. Medical and dental benefits are awarded to a fair number, and the greater part earn vision coverage. Most Assistant Human Resources Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$35,708 - $71,768
$36K
$52K
$72K
MEDIAN: $51,620
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$11.99 - $23.66
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MEDIAN: $16.24
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$35,708 - $71,768  
   
Bonus
$154.56 - $8,328  
Profit Sharing
$198.66 - $7,047  
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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$31,763 - $71,529  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 226
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$11.99 - $23.66  
   
Hourly Tips
$5.00  
Overtime
$19.88 - $40.87  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$154.56 - $8,328  
   
Profit Sharing
$198.66 - $7,047  
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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$31,763 - $71,529  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 82

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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

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

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 $80K annually.

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Popular Skills for Assistant Human Resources (HR) Manager


Survey participants wield an impressively varied skill set on the job. Most notably, skills in Training, Microsoft Office, Full-Cycle Recruiting, and Benefits Administration are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 11 percent and 19 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. The majority of those who know Benefits Administration also know Payroll Administration and Recruiting. Most people skilled in Employee Relations are similarly competent in 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: $48,223

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

Los Angeles is home to an above-average pay rate for Assistant Human Resources Managers, 53 percent higher than the national average. Assistant Human Resources Managers will also find cushy salaries in New York (+31 percent), Cincinnati (+17 percent), Orlando (+14 percent), and Chicago (+14 percent). Assistant Human Resources Managers in Charlotte take home the lowest salaries, earning a whopping 25 percent less than the national average. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Eddystone and Indianapolis (19 percent lower and 8 percent lower, respectively).

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Key Stats for Assistant Human Resources (HR) Manager

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
7%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Assistant Human Resources (HR) Manager Salaries

▲12%

▲10%

▲7%

National Average
$48,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Assistant Human Resources (HR) Manager Salaries

Training
▲19%

Microsoft Office
▲13%

Full-Cycle Recruiting
▲11%


Human Resources
▲5%


▲1%


National Average
$48,000



Safety Compliance
▼12%

Office Administration
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 18%