Human Resources (HR) Administrator Salary

A Human Resources (HR) Administrator earns an average salary of $44,877 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$33,708 - $63,037

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$13.01 - $23.68

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$33,708 - $63,037  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,878  
Profit Sharing
$252.53 - $5,049  
Commission
$0.00 - $2,916  
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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$30,777 - $60,638  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 2,591
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$13.01 - $23.68  
   
Overtime
$17.67 - $34.97  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,878  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $2,916  
Profit Sharing
$252.53 - $5,049  
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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$30,777 - $60,638  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,517
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Job Description for Human Resources (HR) Administrator

The human resources (HR) administrator is the first point of contact within a company for all HR-related inquiries. Specific tasks include handling employment contracts, recruiting, and setting up interviews for open positions in the company. Additionally, HR administrators oversee other HR personnel.

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Human Resources (HR) Administrator Tasks

  • Answers employee questions about human resources policies and procedures, and refers to specialist as needed.
  • Coordinates new hire orientation, HR events, benefits open enrollment and company-wide meetings.
  • Administers and maintains HR activities and programs; such as staffing, compensation, benefits, training and safety.

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What is it like working as a Human Resources (HR) Administrator?

Human Resources (HR) Administrator in San Jose:
"Essential."
Pros: I enjoy being able to help and encourage employees to stay happy in their current positions as well as encouraging them to the next level. Working with the California VP and the Account Manager to attain more employee retention.
Cons: I am by myself in California...my company is based out of Illinois. I am constantly throwing out ideas and needs without much feedback. I have to communicate many times.

Human Resources (HR) Administrator in Brunswick:
"Question."
Pros: I love helping employees and always being there for them whether it is questions pertaining to payroll, benefits, or personal.
Cons: I like everything about my job except of course certain tasks that no one really cares to do.

Human Resources (HR) Administrator in New York:
"Good Opportunity."
Pros: Autonomous and able to build strong relationships with employees.
Cons: Can be demanding; competing priorities; unfocused company culture.

Human Resources (HR) Administrator in Monmouth Junction:
"Under Payed."
Pros: Employee relations, no micromanaging from VP and get to promote employee activities.
Cons: Low pay, low vacation days.

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Experience Affects Human Resources (HR) Administrator Salaries




National Average
$42,000


Skills That Affect Human Resources (HR) Administrator Salaries


Benefits Administration
up arrow 4%

Employee Relations
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Benefits & Compensation
up arrow 2%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
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Human Resources
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Payroll Administration
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ADP Payroll System
0%

National Average
$42,000

Recruiting
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Microsoft Excel
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Windows Operating System General Use
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Training
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Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Word
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Administration
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 836 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 18%
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