Human Resources (HR) Administrator Salary (United States)

A Human Resources (HR) Administrator earns an average salary of $44,447 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Human Resources (HR) Administrator Salary (?
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$33,171 - $62,063
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MEDIAN: $44,447
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Human Resources (HR) Administrator Salary (?
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$12.78 - $23.83
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$33,171 - $62,063  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,768  
Profit Sharing
$252.25 - $4,902  
Commission
$0.00 - $9,863  
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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$30,536 - $59,777  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,325
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.78 - $23.83  
   
Overtime
$17.65 - $35.36  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,768  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $9,863  
Profit Sharing
$252.25 - $4,902  
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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$30,536 - $59,777  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,392
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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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Human Resources (HR) Administrator Reviews

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

Human Resources
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Employee Relations
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Benefits & Compensation
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ADP Payroll System
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Payroll Administration
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Recruiting
0%
National Average
$42,000
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Microsoft Excel
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Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Word
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Training
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Windows Operating System General Use
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
92%
female alumni
 
Male
8%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 16%