The average wage for a Human Resources (HR) Clerk is $13.89 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Benefits Administration and Human Resources Information System (HRIS).
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$23,004 - $53,587
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$34K
$54K
MEDIAN: $33,716
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$10.28 - $17.78
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MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$23,004 - $53,587  
   
Bonus
$1,422  
Total Pay (?
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$21,890 - $40,573  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 50
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Hourly Rate
$10.28 - $17.78  
   
Hourly Tips
$3.41  
Overtime
$14.56 - $27.56  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$1,422  
   
Total Pay (?
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$21,890 - $40,573  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 218
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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
$30,000


Late-Career
up arrow 17%

Skills That Affect Human Resources (HR) Clerk Salaries

Benefits Administration
up arrow 22%

Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
up arrow 17%

Human Resources
up arrow 9%

Benefits & Compensation
up arrow 4%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 2%

Payroll Administration
up arrow 2%

National Average
$30,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Recruiting
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%

Data Entry
up arrow 3%

Bilingual
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
0%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 66%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
medical benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 30%
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