Mid-Career Human Resources (HR) Assistant Salary

For Mid-Career Human Resources Assistants, hourly average wages total $16.41 per hour. With some bonuses approaching $4K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $5K, overall incomes of Mid-Career Human Resources Assistants spread between $28K and $51K depending on individual performance. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and more than half earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction for Mid-Career Human Resources Assistants is high. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$30,119 - $55,371
$30K
$41K
$55K
MEDIAN: $41,208
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$12.51 - $21.50
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MEDIAN: $16.41
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$30,119 - $55,371  
   
Bonus
$401.34 - $3,710  
Profit Sharing
$395.94 - $4,734  
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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$27,631 - $50,667  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 420
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.51 - $21.50  
   
Overtime
$18.73 - $33.59  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$401.34 - $3,710  
   
Profit Sharing
$395.94 - $4,734  
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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$27,631 - $50,667  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 721

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $36,473

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Los Angeles is home to an above-average pay rate for Mid-Career Human Resources Assistants, 37 percent higher than the national average. Mid-Career Human Resources Assistants can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Jose (+30 percent), Chicago (+24 percent), New York (+23 percent), and San Diego (+21 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in St. Louis, 8 percent below the national average. Workers in Birmingham and Milwaukee earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (8 percent less and 5 percent less, respectively).

Key Stats for Human Resources (HR) Assistant

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 144 votes.
5-9 years
77%
10-19 years
23%
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Skills That Affect Human Resources (HR) Assistant Salaries

Payroll Administration
▲4%



Benefits & Compensation
▲1%

Employee Relations
▼0%

Hiring
▼0%

National Average
$36,000

Microsoft Word
▼1%

Administration
▼1%

Recruiting
▼1%


Microsoft Excel
▼3%

▼3%

Customer Service
▼4%

Filing
▼4%

Office Administration
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 144 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 19%