Human Resources (HR) Assistant Salary (United States)

A Human Resources (HR) Assistant earns an average wage of $14.92 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.
Human Resources (HR) Assistant Salary (?
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$27,643 - $49,093
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $36,252
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Human Resources (HR) Assistant Salary (?
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$11.19 - $19.69
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$27,643 - $49,093  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,480  
Profit Sharing
$289.47 - $3,959  
Commission
$-0.50 - $35,759  
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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$24,783 - $45,647  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,648
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.19 - $19.69  
   
Overtime
$15.73 - $30.48  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,480  
   
Commission
$-0.50 - $35,759  
Profit Sharing
$289.47 - $3,959  
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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$24,783 - $45,647  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 4,131
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Job Description for Human Resources (HR) Assistant

Human resources (HR) assistants use their skills to assist the human resource departments of companies to facilitate the functioning of the workspace and ensure development of the workforce. HR assistants assist HR departments with daily and special tasks, including facilitating communication between employees and company executives and providing employs with essential access to information. HR assistants may be required to complete a number of responsibilities, including maintaining programs to increase employee safety and efficiency, new employee training and orientation, and promoting company culture.
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Human Resources (HR) Assistant Tasks
  • Supports employment area with scheduling interviews, handling reference checks and personnel changes.
  • Provides overall administrative support to the HR department, including maintaining, processing documentation and records.
  • Compiles and prepares data for statistical reporting.
  • Answer employee questions about policy and procedures, and refers to specialist as needed.
  • Assist in projects, such as; HR events, benefits open enrollment, employee communications and company-wide meetings.

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Human Resources (HR) Assistant Reviews

What is it like working as a Human Resources (HR) Assistant?
Human Resources (HR) Assistant in Cleveland:
"It Can Be Satisfying."
Pros: I enjoy working with our employees. Being able to provide assistance is satisfying.
Cons: The management.

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Experience Affects Human Resources (HR) Assistant Salaries

National Average
$33,000

Skills That Affect Human Resources (HR) Assistant Salaries

Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
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Hiring
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Recruiting
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Benefits & Compensation
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Payroll Administration
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ADP Payroll System
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Data Entry
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$33,000
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Windows Operating System General Use
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
90%
female alumni
 
Male
10%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 20%
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