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Human Resources (HR) Assistant Salary

A Human Resources (HR) Assistant earns an average wage of $14.99 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.
$27,745 - $49,442
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MEDIAN: $36,532
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$11.29 - $19.78
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$27,745 - $49,442  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,459  
Profit Sharing
$297.99 - $3,844  
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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$24,920 - $45,967  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,700
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.29 - $19.78  
   
Overtime
$15.81 - $30.58  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,459  
   
Commission
$-0.50 - $35,759  
Profit Sharing
$297.99 - $3,844  
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).
)
$24,920 - $45,967  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 4,196
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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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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
$34,000


Skills That Affect Human Resources (HR) Assistant Salaries


Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
up arrow 4%

Office Administration
up arrow 4%

Benefits & Compensation
up arrow 3%

Recruiting
up arrow 2%

Payroll Administration
up arrow 2%

Hiring
up arrow 2%

Employee Relations
up arrow 1%

ADP Payroll System
up arrow 1%

Customer Service
up arrow 1%

Data Entry
0%

National Average
$34,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 1433 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 21%