The average pay for a Human Resources (HR) Associate is $46,080 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.
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$34,684 - $62,488
(Median)
$35K
$46K
$62K
MEDIAN: $46,079
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$12.40 - $23.00
(Median)
$12
$16
$23
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$34,684 - $62,488  
   
Bonus
$958 - $5,809  
Profit Sharing
$590 - $5,034  
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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$30,013 - $61,711  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 623
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$12.40 - $23.00  
   
Overtime
$19.20 - $42.24  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$958 - $5,809  
   
Profit Sharing
$590 - $5,034  
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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$30,013 - $61,711  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 315
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Job Description for Human Resources (HR) Associate

Human resources (HR) associates work closely with human resources management. They generally answer phones, file paperwork, and set up meetings and interviews. It is important for HR associates to be detail-oriented and have excellent verbal and written communication skills. It is also important to be able to multitask as they will often work with one or more people at a time. They must also have impeccable customer service skills as well as the ability to solve problems. In addition, it is important that HR associates have excellent computer skills and be familiar with and efficient in Microsoft Office and other basic computer functions because they will be required to use these and similar programs in their day to day job duties. HR associates must have a professional demeanor, and they must work well with others.

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Human Resources (HR) Associate Tasks

  • Supports employment area with scheduling interviews, handling reference checks and personnel changes.
  • Provides overall administrative support to the HR department, including maintaining, processing documentation and records.
  • Compiles and prepares data for statistical reporting.
  • Answer employee questions about policy and procedures, and refers to specialist as needed.
  • Assist in projects, such as; HR events, benefits open enrollment, employee communications and company-wide meetings.

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Pay by Experience Level for Human Resources (HR) Associate

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $43,208

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Human Resources (HR) Associate Reviews

What is it like working as a Human Resources (HR) Associate?

Human Resources (HR) Associate in 10020:
Pros: I enjoy helping people. I enjoy the customer service aspect to my job. I enjoy doing spreadsheet in order to make a process more organized. HR events are cool as well.
Cons: Sitting at the front desk. Not being able to work mostly at home. Always playing catch up with my off or sick.

Human Resources (HR) Associate in Wichita:
"Love it! Getting great experience in a generalist role!"
Pros: My days vary a lot. I feel like I'm getting a great picture of HR as a whole.
Cons: It is sometimes overwhelming. There is a lot to do. Hard to keep track of all of the deadlines.

Human Resources (HR) Associate in Pasadena:
"I Love It. I Enjoy Working With All The Employees."
Pros: I get to take care of the employees.
Cons: Can get slow at times.

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Experience Affects Human Resources (HR) Associate Salaries



National Average
$43,000



Skills That Affect Human Resources (HR) Associate Salaries

Project Management
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Human Resources
up arrow 4%

Organizational Development
up arrow 3%

Training
up arrow 2%

Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
up arrow 1%

Employee Relations
up arrow 1%

Recruiting
0%

Benefits Administration
0%

Benefits & Compensation
0%

Hiring
0%

National Average
$43,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
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Customer Service
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 120 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
65%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
medical benefits
Vision: 66%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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