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Human Resources (HR) Administrator Salary

A Human Resources (HR) Administrator earns an average salary of $44,597 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
$33,152 - $62,067
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MEDIAN: $44,597
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$12.96 - $23.89
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$33,152 - $62,067  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,540  
Profit Sharing
$257.35 - $4,985  
Commission
$0.00 - $3,000  
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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$30,694 - $59,829  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,384
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.96 - $23.89  
   
Overtime
$17.72 - $35.47  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,540  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $3,000  
Profit Sharing
$257.35 - $4,985  
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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$30,694 - $59,829  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,415
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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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Pay by Experience Level for Human Resources (HR) Administrator

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Human Resources (HR) Administrator Reviews

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
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Human Resources
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Employee Relations
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Benefits & Compensation
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Payroll Administration
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ADP Payroll System
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Recruiting
0%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
0%

National Average
$42,000

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

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 897 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 17%