Human Resources (HR) Administrator in Washington, District of Columbia Salary

The average salary for a Human Resources (HR) Administrator in Washington, District of Columbia is $64,330 per year. Experience strongly influences pay for this job. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Payroll Administration and Employee Relations. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$39,640 - $108,866
MEDIAN: $64,329

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$39,640 - $108,866  
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$38,853 - $106,986  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 21

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About Washington, District of Columbia

District of Columbia, District of Columbia
319,705 (47.6%)
352,523 (52.4%)
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as "Washington", "the District", or simply "D.C.", is the capital of the United States. The signing of the Residence Act on July 16, 1790, approved the creation of a capital district located along the Potomac River on the country's East Coast. The U.S. Constitution provided for a federal district under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Congress and the District is therefore not a part of any state. The states of Maryland and Virginia each donated land to form the federal district, which included the pre-existing settlements of Georgetown and Alexandria. Named in honor of President George Washington, the City of Washington was founded in 1791 to serve as the new national capital. In 1846, Congress returned the land originally ceded by Virginia; in 1871, it created a single municipal government for the remaining portion of the District. Washington had an estimated...
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Experience Affects Human Resources (HR) Administrator Salaries

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National Average

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Skills That Affect Human Resources (HR) Administrator Salaries

Payroll Administration
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Employee Relations
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Microsoft Office
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National Average

Human Resources
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Microsoft Word
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Microsoft Excel
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Benefits & Compensation
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ADP Payroll System
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Benefits Administration
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Years of Experience

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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
medical benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 14%