Human Resources (HR) Associate Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Human Resources (HR) Associate is $43,316 per year. A skill in Human Resources is associated with high pay for this job. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Human Resources (HR) Associate Total Pay (?
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$32,089 - $59,067
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MEDIAN: $43,316
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Human Resources (HR) Associate Total Pay (?
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$11.03 - $21.84
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National Salary Data

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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$32,089 - $59,067  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,245  
Profit Sharing
$713 - $1,880  
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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$28,685 - $58,388  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 847
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.03 - $21.84  
   
Overtime
$17.48 - $36.91  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,245  
   
Profit Sharing
$713 - $1,880  
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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$28,685 - $58,388  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 847
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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
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
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San Francisco
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Houston
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Dallas
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Atlanta
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Denver
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National Average
$41,000
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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 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
$41,000

Skills That Affect Human Resources (HR) Associate Salaries

Human Resources
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Recruiting
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Benefits & Compensation
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Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
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National Average
$41,000
Employee Relations
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Microsoft Excel
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Payroll Administration
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Customer Service
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 195 votes.
Gender
Female
88%
female alumni
 
Male
12%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
3%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 11%
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