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Mid-Career Human Resources (HR) Assistant Salary

An average Mid-Career Human Resources Assistant can expect to take home roughly $15.97 per hour. Total cash compensation to Mid-Career Human Resources Assistants bottoms out near $27K and approaches $49K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $3K from bonuses and almost $4K from profit sharing. A fair number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. The majority of Mid-Career Human Resources Assistants claim high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$29,571 - $52,963
(Median)
$30K
$40K
$53K
MEDIAN: $39,591
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$12.25 - $20.69
(Median)
$12
$16
$21
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
$29,571 - $52,963  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,896  
Profit Sharing
$296.96 - $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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$27,162 - $49,294  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 729
National Hourly Rate 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$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.25 - $20.69  
   
Overtime
$16.78 - $32.31  
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.
)
$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,896  
   
Profit Sharing
$296.96 - $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).
)
$27,162 - $49,294  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 979

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Pay Difference by Location


New York is home to an above-average pay rate for Mid-Career Human Resources Assistants, 22 percent higher than the national average. Mid-Career Human Resources Assistants will also find cushy salaries in Fort Worth (+16 percent), Richmond (+12 percent), Philadelphia (+12 percent), and Atlanta (+11 percent). San Antonio ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 13 percent below the national average. Employers in Tampa and St. Louis also lean toward paying below-median salaries (7 percent less).

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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
0%

National Average
$36,000

ADP Payroll System
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Payroll Administration
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Customer Service
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Office Administration
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Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Excel
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Windows Operating System General Use
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Benefits & Compensation
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Hiring
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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 333 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 19%
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