Human Resources (HR) Assistant Salary

A Human Resources (HR) Assistant earns an average wage of $15.51 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.

$29,563 - $51,551
$30K
$39K
$52K
MEDIAN: $38,683
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50%
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$11.99 - $20.42
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MEDIAN: $15.67
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$0$51K
Salary $29,563 - $51,551
Bonus $300.93 - $4,275
Profit Sharing $201.34 - $4,923
Commission $6,000
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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$26,022 - $47,721
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,080
Hourly Data $0$31
Hourly Rate $11.99 - $20.42
Hourly Tips $0.42
Overtime $17.67 - $31.17
Annual Data $0$47K
Bonus $300.93 - $4,275
Commission $6,000
Profit Sharing $201.34 - $4,923
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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$26,022 - $47,721
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 4,095

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Job Description for Human Resources (HR) Assistant

Human resources (HR) assistants are responsible for facilitating HR processes, communicating with employees, and representing their company in all staff matters. These professionals are in charge of completing administrative paperwork, regarding new hires, termination, benefits, and other workplace programs.

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Human Resources (HR) Assistant Tasks

  • 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.
  • Compiles and prepares data for statistical reporting.
  • 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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Human Resources (HR) Assistant

Pay by Experience for a Human Resources (HR) Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Human Resources (HR) Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 4,666 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Human Resources (HR) Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 1,141 salaries. An experienced Human Resources (HR) Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 712 salaries. A Human Resources (HR) Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 186 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $35,005

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Human Resources (HR) Assistant Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Human Resources (HR) Assistant?

Human Resources (HR) Assistant in Hawthorne:
Pros: Helping employees out.
Cons: Have to reinforce rules and laws.

Human Resources (HR) Assistant in Grovetown:
Pros: Meeting new people and helping them provide for there families.
Cons: The feeling of being unappreciated. Work very hard.

Human Resources (HR) Assistant in Sheboygan Falls:
"Emotional and Stressful."
Pros: Administrative work and helping employees.
Cons: Full-time work and part-time school. If work is needed to be done at home, it's unpaid overtime (saved as vacation), unpaid phone usage, and work takes away school and family time. Basically living off between 4-6 hours of sleep each night. Unhappy with current situation.

Human Resources (HR) Assistant in Roseville:
"I love my job. Working with every level of upper managament."
Pros: Working with great people.
Cons: No bonuses.

Human Resources (HR) Assistant in Hyde Park:
"This is no one's dream job."
Pros: Its stable and you make decent money.
Cons: No matter how advanced of a degree you have in the field, you always start as the assistant.

Human Resources (HR) Assistant in Grass Valley:
"A learning experience."
Pros: The opportunity to learn and develop myself into a very necessary component of the company. I also enjoy being there to aid all of our employees, and to be their medium in the company.
Cons: The element of making a legal mistake that could cost the company, or pose a liability for myself & the company.

Human Resources (HR) Assistant in Madison:
"Mostly beneficial."
Pros: Working with candidates.
Cons: Poor management.

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Key Stats for Human Resources (HR) Assistant

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 1003 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Human Resources (HR) Assistant Salaries

▲15%

▲10%

▲4%

National Average
$35,000

▼3%

Skills That Affect Human Resources (HR) Assistant Salaries





Administration
▼0%

National Average
$35,000

Employee Relations
▼1%

Recruiting
▼1%





▼3%

▼4%


▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 1003 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 21%
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