Human Resources (HR) Clerk Salary (United States)

The average wage for a Human Resources (HR) Clerk is $13.02 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. A skill in Benefits Administration is associated with high pay for this job.
Human Resources (HR) Clerk Total Pay (?
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$22,275 - $44,723
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $30,351
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Human Resources (HR) Clerk Total Pay (?
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$9.94 - $16.19
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$22,275 - $44,723  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,212  
Profit Sharing
$491.32 - $1,233  
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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$21,073 - $36,763  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 366
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.94 - $16.19  
   
Overtime
$14.41 - $26.05  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,212  
   
Profit Sharing
$491.32 - $1,233  
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).
)
$21,073 - $36,763  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 366
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Job Description for Human Resources (HR) Clerk

The human resources (HR) clerk is responsible for assisting the human resources department with employee hiring, administrative duties, and clerical duties. They are in charge of maintaining human resources records and documentation, creating and distributing human resources procedures, completing data entry tasks, and answering human resources phone calls and emails. Additionally, the human resources clerk is responsible for daily administrative tasks of the human resources department including filing, faxing, copying, and organizing departmental files.
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Human Resources (HR) Clerk Tasks
  • Gather, organize and file paperwork for employees records.
  • Assist with general human resources clerical duties, such as creating personnel files and processing applications.
  • Assist in projects, such as; HR events, benefits open enrollment, employee communications and company-wide meetings.
  • Answer employee questions regarding forms and procedures, and refer to specialist as needed.

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Experience Affects Human Resources (HR) Clerk Salaries

National Average
$28,000
Late-Career
up arrow 11%

Skills That Affect Human Resources (HR) Clerk Salaries

Benefits Administration
up arrow 30%
Benefits & Compensation
up arrow 6%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%
National Average
$28,000
Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%
Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 2%
Recruiting
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 72 votes.

Gender

Female
85%
female alumni
 
Male
15%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 69% dental benefits Dental: 60%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 30%
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