Assistant Human Resources (HR) Manager Salary

The average Assistant Human Resources Manager in the United States earns approximately $46K annually. Overall cash earnings for Assistant Human Resources Managers vary widely between $30K and $68K; for a few high rollers, the final number can encompass upwards of $5K each from bonuses and profit sharing proceeds. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Job satisfaction for Assistant Human Resources Managers is high. Women make up the vast majority of Assistant Human Resources Managers (85 percent) who answered the questionnaire. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$33,022 - $68,710

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$11.57 - $23.73

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$33,022 - $68,710  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,120  
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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$29,646 - $67,580  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 441
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.57 - $23.73  
   
Overtime
$8.21 - $33.46  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,120  
   
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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$29,646 - $67,580  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 180
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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


Assistant Human Resources Managers report using a diverse set of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Employee Relations, Recruiting, Microsoft Excel, and Benefits Administration are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts in pay of 5 percent. Skill sets containing Employee Relations also tend to include Recruiting and Payroll Administration. The majority of those who know Benefits Administration also know 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. 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 $48K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Assistant Human Resources Managers make a median salary of $51K. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn any more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts.

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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
up arrow 4%

Recruiting
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
up arrow 1%

Payroll Administration
0%

National Average
$44,000

Safety Compliance
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 114 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: 15%
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