Human Resources (HR) Coordinator Salary

The average Human Resources Coordinator in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $45K annually. In the world of Human Resources Coordinators, performance is a large component of overall compensation. Bonuses and profit sharing that occasionally exceed $5K each, along with a few commissions of nearly $7K, can cause the final number to run anywhere from $31K to $56K. Compensation for this group is mainly affected by the particular firm, but geography and years of experience are influential factors as well. Most Human Resources Coordinators report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Women make up the vast majority of Human Resources Coordinators (89 percent) who answered the questionnaire. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$34,250 - $59,109
$34K
$45K
$59K
MEDIAN: $44,754
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$13.93 - $23.62
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MEDIAN: $18.01
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$0$59K
Salary $34,250 - $59,109
Bonus $0.00 - $5,009
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $4,829
Commission $101.37 - $6,566
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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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$31,048 - $56,038
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 3,418
Hourly Data $0$36
Hourly Rate $13.93 - $23.62
Overtime $20.99 - $36.48
Annual Data $0$56K
Bonus $0.00 - $5,009
Commission $101.37 - $6,566
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $4,829
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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$31,048 - $56,038
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 3,380

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Job Description for Human Resources (HR) Coordinator

A human resources (HR) coordinator administers a variety of human resources activities and programs, including those related to staffing, compensation, benefits, training and workplace safety. Staffing duties performed by coordinators including posting job listings to fill vacancies and reviewing resumes or applications to ensure that the basic qualifications are met before passing them on to the hiring team. Additionally, the coordinator answers employee questions about human resources matters such as insurance, payroll, retirement plans, hiring procedures and company policy; referrals are made to specialists when necessary. The job also includes managing new hire orientations, human resources events and open enrollment for benefits such as health insurance. As the position involves handling employees' personal information, the coordinator is expected to maintain proper security for all employee files and follow privacy procedures at all times.

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Human Resources (HR) Coordinator Tasks

  • Administers and maintains HR activities and programs; such as staffing, compensation, benefits, training and safety.
  • Coordinates new hire orientation, HR events, benefits open enrollment and company-wide meetings.
  • Answers employee questions about human resources policies and procedures, and refers to specialist as needed.

Common Career Paths for Human Resources (HR) Coordinator


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For Human Resources Coordinators, progressing to a Human Resources Director role may result in a significant raise. On average, a Human Resources Director can earn $80K annually. Human Resources Generalists or Human Resources Managers are common next-step roles for Human Resources Coordinators moving up in their careers; annual pay for Human Resources Generalists is $6K higher on average, and it's $18K higher for Human Resources Managers.

Human Resources (HR) Coordinator Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Human Resources (HR) Coordinator


Maxim Healthcare Services, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc, Lowe's Home Improvement Inc., H.J. Heinz, and Menard's Incorporated are some prominent firms with considerable interest in employing a large team of Human Resources Coordinators. EY (Ernst & Young) offers the highest compensation with a median salary of $49K. Those in search of high salaries should also consider Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide Inc, Marriott International, Inc., and The Boeing Company, top-paying firms where Human Resources Coordinators rake in a comfortable $45K, $45K, or $44K, respectively.

Bringing up the rear, Maxim Healthcare Services' median pay of $30K is the lowest in town; however, employee salaries widely range, with some making up to $45K. Lowe's Home Improvement Inc., The Mentor Network, and Hilton Worldwide are a few other employers known for handing out relatively lightweight salaries ($32K, $32K, and $33K respectively).

Popular Skills for Human Resources (HR) Coordinator


Human Resources Coordinators seem to wield many skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Benefits Administration, Human Resources Information System, On-Boarding, and Benefits & Compensation are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Hiring, Office Administration, and Microsoft Word. The majority of those who know Human Resources also know Employee Relations, Recruiting, and Benefits Administration.

Pay by Experience Level for Human Resources (HR) Coordinator

Pay by Experience for a Human Resources (HR) Coordinator has a positive trend. An entry-level Human Resources (HR) Coordinator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 4,969 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Human Resources (HR) Coordinator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 1,540 salaries. An experienced Human Resources (HR) Coordinator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 819 salaries. A Human Resources (HR) Coordinator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 196 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $41,474

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Home to some of the best pay for Human Resources Coordinators, San Francisco offers exceptional salaries, 27 percent above the national average. Human Resources Coordinators can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Boston (+19 percent), New York (+17 percent), Los Angeles (+15 percent), and Houston (+10 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 9 percent south of the national average, can be found in Miami.

Human Resources (HR) Coordinator Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Human Resources (HR) Coordinator?

Human Resources (HR) Coordinator in Fullerton:
"Good."
Pros: Not stressful. Good team and boss.
Cons: The politics of the office. Small company.

Human Resources (HR) Coordinator in Sacramento:
"Okay job, not quite a career."
Pros: I like the flexibility of my job, and the times that I am able to get out of the office and meet clients in person. It isn't always the same everyday, and we are constantly learning.
Cons: Certain clients are not the best to work with. Recruiting is fine, but would prefer not to have so many phone screenings.

Human Resources (HR) Coordinator in Washington:
Pros: Interesting industry, upward mobility.
Cons: Vacation, hours per week.

Human Resources (HR) Coordinator in Macon:
"Meeting new employees."
Pros: Meeting new employees.
Cons:

Human Resources (HR) Coordinator in Calverton:
"High stress level, high expectations, result based."
Pros: Dealing with the employees on a day to day basis.
Cons: Unrealistic expectations, no line drawn between personal and business relationship, too much multi-tasking.

Human Resources (HR) Coordinator in Lombard:
"Multi tasking."
Pros: Doing different types of tasks all day.
Cons: Not the most exciting co-workers.

Human Resources (HR) Coordinator in New York:
"HR a filling career."
Pros: Helping coworkers develop their skills and expand their careers.
Cons: The executive buy-in to HR projects is historically undervalued.

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Key Stats for Human Resources (HR) Coordinator

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 1175 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Human Resources (HR) Coordinator Salaries

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▲6%

National Average
$41,000

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Skills That Affect Human Resources (HR) Coordinator Salaries



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National Average
$41,000

Human Resources
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Applicant Tracking System (ATS) Software
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 1175 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
no benefits
None: 17%
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