Mid-Career Human Resources (HR) Assistant Salary

The average Mid-Career Human Resources Assistant can expect to rake in roughly $16.09 per hour. With some bonuses approaching $3K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $4K, overall incomes of Mid-Career Human Resources Assistants spread between $27K and $50K depending on individual performance. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. A strong majority enjoy medical while the greater part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$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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$12
$16
$21
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary 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$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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Surpassing the national average by 43 percent, Mid-Career Human Resources Assistants in Washington receive some of the highest pay in the country. 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). San Antonio is the lowest-paying area, 10 percent south of the national average. Tampa and St. Louis are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 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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