The average Human Resources Coordinator in the United States earns approximately $44K annually. Cash earnings for Human Resources Coordinators — including $5K each for bonuses and profit sharing proceeds and $7K in commissions at the top of the pay scale — stretch from approximately $31K to approximately $56K depending on individual performance. The most important factor affecting compensation for this group is the specific employer, followed by geography and experience level. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Female Human Resources Coordinators far outnumber their male contemporaries among survey respondents. The majority of Human Resources Coordinators claim high levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$33,714 - $58,263
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Salary
$33,714 - $58,263  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,983  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $4,848  
Commission
$100.67 - $6,589  
Total Pay (?
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$30,693 - $55,589  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 3,591
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.58 - $23.40  
   
Overtime
$20.60 - $36.66  
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,983  
   
Commission
$100.67 - $6,589  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $4,848  
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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$30,693 - $55,589  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 3,302

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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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Human Resources Coordinators may progress into high-paying roles like Human Resources Director, where median compensation is $80K annually. It is quite typical for Human Resources Coordinators to transition into roles as Human Resources Generalists or Human Resources Managers, where reported median earnings are $6K and $18K higher per year.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Human Resources (HR) Coordinator


Many Human Resources Coordinators can be found at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc, Maxim Healthcare Services, Lowe's Home Improvement Inc., Home Instead Senior Home Care, and H.J. Heinz, firms that are at the top of the field. EY (Ernst & Young) offers the largest salaries in town — $49K on average. Other leaders in compensation levels are Marriott International, Inc. at $45K, The Boeing Company at $44K, and Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide Inc, where Human Resources Coordinators annually earn $42K.

Offering a median salary of only $30K, Maxim Healthcare Services gives out the smallest paychecks. Furthermore, the earnings range of $25K to $45K isn't that wide, either. Others at the bottom of the scale for this job include Lowe's Home Improvement Inc. at $32K, and Wal-Mart Stores, Inc where $33K is the norm, but it is worth noting that some Human Resources Coordinators there earn up to $43K.

Popular Skills for Human Resources (HR) Coordinator


Human Resources Coordinators seem to exploit a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Human Resources Information System, Benefits Administration, On-Boarding, and Benefits & Compensation are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Office Administration. Most people familiar with Human Resources also know Employee Relations, Recruiting, and Benefits Administration.

Pay by Experience Level for Human Resources (HR) Coordinator

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Human Resources Coordinators with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $40K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $44K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $45K in this role. Veterans who have acquired more than 20 years report a median income of $48K, which is generally higher than the pay reported by other tenure groups.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $40,983

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Human Resources Coordinators, working in the bustling city of San Francisco has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Human Resources Coordinators can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Boston (+19 percent), New York (+18 percent), Los Angeles (+14 percent), and Houston (+10 percent). The lowest-paying market is Miami, which sits 5 percent below the national average.

Human Resources (HR) Coordinator Reviews

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

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 Charlottesville:
"Cheerleader."
Pros: Helping employees with benefits, questions, and on-boarding them to make them feel as a part of the team!
Cons: PAPERWORK! Ineffective processes.

Human Resources (HR) Coordinator in San Jose:
"Benefits administration."
Pros: The many items that fall under the HR umbrella - always something different to work on.
Cons: Lack of flexibility in work ours/telecommuting and the pay.

Human Resources (HR) Coordinator in Cincinnati:
"Staff issues, corporate culture,"
Pros: Working w/ team managers about staff issues, advocating for staff, enforcing company policies.
Cons: Communication issues w/ team managers.

Human Resources (HR) Coordinator in Cincinnati:
"It gives me the opportunity to gain valuable experience."
Pros: My own office, but need a bigger one with a window.
Cons: The inability to work from home, the commute. Need appreciation and pay for my experience and education.

Human Resources (HR) Coordinator in Laurel:
Pros: - Working with employees at all levels and feeling like a make a positive difference in their professional lives and sometimes in their personal lives. - It is never dull; it changes from day to day. - I work for a great company and I'm very proud to tell others where I work.
Cons: - No matter where I work, there is always a few people who can really get under my skin and I have a few of those here. - Inequality in compensation. - Employees who are resistant to change ("Naysayers")

Human Resources (HR) Coordinator in Houston:
"Life in and day in HR."
Pros: I love the Payroll and Benefits aspect. The flexibility to be a Generalist and being able to touch all facets of HR.
Cons: N/A.

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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 1035 votes.
060
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Human Resources (HR) Coordinator Salaries




National Average
$41,000


Skills That Affect Human Resources (HR) Coordinator Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 1035 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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