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Entry-Level Human Resources (HR) Assistant Salary (United States)

The average pay for an Entry-Level Human Resources (HR) Assistant is $14.60 per hour.
Entry-Level Human Resources (HR) Assistant Salary (?
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$26,938 - $46,519
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $35,268
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Entry-Level Human Resources (HR) Assistant Salary (?
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$10.86 - $19.03
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$26,938 - $46,519  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,390  
Profit Sharing
$202.73 - $3,945  
Commission
$4,000 - $13,000  
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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$24,226 - $43,717  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,915
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.86 - $19.03  
   
Overtime
$15.40 - $29.74  
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$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,390  
   
Commission
$4,000 - $13,000  
Profit Sharing
$202.73 - $3,945  
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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$24,226 - $43,717  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 3,113
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Pay Difference By Location

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$32,000
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Human Resources (HR) Assistant Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?
Human Resources (HR) Assistant in Fort Lauderdale:
"You Must Like To Deal With People."
Do not take anything personally. Learn to detach yourself while still remembering that you are dealing with people.
Human Resources (HR) Assistant in Salisbury:
"Stressful Front Line."
Definitely ask exactly what are your job responsibilities - I.e., will you be doing exactly your job responsibility or does it mysteriously happen that you are the department receptionist instead.
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Human Resources (HR) Assistant Salaries

Hiring
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Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
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Benefits & Compensation
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Customer Service
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Recruiting
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Data Entry
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Training
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Employee Relations
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Payroll Administration
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ADP Payroll System
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National Average
$32,000
Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Excel
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Windows Operating System General Use
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Microsoft Word
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
88%
female alumni
 
Male
12%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 21%