Mid-Career Human Resources (HR) Assistant Salary

Mid-Career Human Resources Assistants take home an average $16.09 per hour. Total cash compensation for Mid-Career Human Resources Assistants runs from $27K to $50K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $3K and profit sharing that can reach almost $4K. Most Mid-Career Human Resources Assistants like their work and job satisfaction is high. A strong majority report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the greater part collect dental insurance. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$29,673 - $53,283
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$30K
$40K
$53K
MEDIAN: $39,838
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$12.44 - $20.87
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$29,673 - $53,283  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,885  
Profit Sharing
$294.79 - $4,000  
Commission
$1,500  
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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$27,487 - $49,619  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 783
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.44 - $20.87  
   
Overtime
$17.49 - $32.69  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,885  
   
Commission
$1,500  
Profit Sharing
$294.79 - $4,000  
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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$27,487 - $49,619  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,080
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $36,367

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For those looking to make money, Mid-Career Human Resources Assistants in Washington enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 43 percent above the national average. Mid-Career Human Resources Assistants can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+14 percent), Atlanta (+14 percent), Chicago (+12 percent), and Philadelphia (+11 percent). In San Antonio, salaries are 10 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market. Below-median salaries also turn up in Tampa and St. Louis (9 percent lower and 8 percent lower, respectively).

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Skills That Affect Human Resources (HR) Assistant Salaries

Benefits Administration
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Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
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National Average
$36,000

Benefits & Compensation
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Payroll Administration
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Recruiting
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ADP Payroll System
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Hiring
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Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Excel
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Microsoft Word
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Windows Operating System General Use
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Employee Relations
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Data Entry
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Customer Service
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Office Administration
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 313 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
medical benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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