Assistant Human Resources (HR) Manager Salary

Pay for Assistant Human Resources Managers in the United States sits in the ballpark of $46K annually. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing, each hitting highs of $5K, total cash payment to Assistant Human Resources Managers can bottom out at $30K or peak near $68K. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Assistant Human Resources Managers. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Women account for the majority of Assistant Human Resources Managers who took the survey — 85 percent to be exact. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$33,071 - $69,043
(Median)
$33K
$46K
$69K
MEDIAN: $46,290
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$11.74 - $23.85
(Median)
$12
$16
$24
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$33,071 - $69,043  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,131  
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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$29,583 - $67,745  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 440
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.74 - $23.85  
   
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 - $5,131  
   
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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$29,583 - $67,745  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 183
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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 go on to become Human Resources Directors may see their salaries climb quite a bit. Median pay for Human Resources Directors is $78K annually.

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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 Recruiting, Employee Relations, Microsoft Excel, and Benefits Administration are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts in pay of 5 percent. It is often found that people who know Employee Relations are also skilled in Recruiting and Payroll Administration. For most people, competency in Benefits Administration indicates knowledge of 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 many Assistant Human Resources Managers, extensive experience does not lead to significantly 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. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $52K on average.

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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 118 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 14%
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