Human Resources (HR) Assistant Salary (United States)

A Human Resources (HR) Assistant earns an average wage of $14.89 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.
Human Resources (HR) Assistant Total Pay (?
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$27,502 - $48,964
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MEDIAN: $36,115
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Human Resources (HR) Assistant Total Pay (?
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$11.09 - $19.59
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$27,502 - $48,964  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,509  
Profit Sharing
$255.32 - $3,915  
Commission
$2,225 - $12,480  
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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$24,646 - $45,477  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 6,917
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.09 - $19.59  
   
Overtime
$15.59 - $30.26  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,509  
   
Commission
$2,225 - $12,480  
Profit Sharing
$255.32 - $3,915  
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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$24,646 - $45,477  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 6,917
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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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Pay Difference By Location

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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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Benefits & Compensation
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Hiring
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Recruiting
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Payroll Administration
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ADP Payroll System
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Data Entry
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Customer Service
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National Average
$33,000
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Microsoft Excel
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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
8%
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: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 20%
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