Mid-Career Human Resources (HR) Assistant Salary

The average Mid-Career Human Resources Assistant earns approximately $15.98 per hour. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $3K and $4K, respectively — total cash payment to Mid-Career Human Resources Assistants can bottom out near $27K or peak near $49K depending on individual performance. A strong majority enjoy medical while the larger part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Mid-Career Human Resources Assistants. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$29,698 - $52,863
(Median)
$30K
$40K
$53K
MEDIAN: $39,598
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$12.31 - $20.71
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary 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$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$29,698 - $52,863  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,898  
Profit Sharing
$297.99 - $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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$27,377 - $49,048  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 746
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.31 - $20.71  
   
Overtime
$16.99 - $32.33  
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$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,898  
   
Profit Sharing
$297.99 - $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).
)
$27,377 - $49,048  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 996
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Pay Difference by Location


For Mid-Career Human Resources Assistants, busy New York offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 19 percent above the national average. Mid-Career Human Resources Assistants can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Richmond (+12 percent), Atlanta (+12 percent), Philadelphia (+11 percent), and Fort Worth (+11 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in San Antonio, 13 percent below the national average. Tampa and St. Louis are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 10 percent lower and 7 percent lower, respectively.

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Skills That Affect Mid-Career Human Resources (HR) Assistant Salaries

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

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

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 319 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 18%
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