Entry-Level Human Resources (HR) Manager Salary (United States)

An Entry-Level Human Resources (HR) Manager earns an average salary of $49,659 per year. A skill in Performance Management is associated with high pay for this job.
Entry-Level Human Resources (HR) Manager Total Pay (?
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$35,005 - $71,792
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MEDIAN: $49,658
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Entry-Level Human Resources (HR) Manager Total Pay (?
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$11.03 - $24.30
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$35,005 - $71,792  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,009  
Profit Sharing
$329.73 - $7,675  
Commission
$-0.49 - $10,570  
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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$31,556 - $72,568  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 7,086
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.03 - $24.30  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.18 - $3.47  
Overtime
$14.54 - $33.40  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,009  
   
Commission
$-0.49 - $10,570  
Profit Sharing
$329.73 - $7,675  
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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$31,556 - $72,568  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 7,086
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Human Resources (HR) Manager Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?
Human Resources (HR) Manager in Allentown:
"Sound knowledge of general business operations."
A sound knowledge of general business operations is the key to successful HR management.
Human Resources (HR) Manager in Tulsa:
"Build An Expertise From General To Specific When Starting."
First, know that as an human resource professional you will be a life-long learner. Get a good general knowledge of the main functions of human resources e.g. Compensation and benefits, recruiting and staffing, training and development, compliance and employee relations. Be a systems thinker by identifying how each of the functions work together as a system. Secondly, identify one function that you are particularly passionate about and explore, learn and practice your additional skills. Above all, continue to fall in love with your work.
Human Resources (HR) Manager in Los Angeles:
"Keep Your Skills Sharp!"
Never give up learning. Federal and state laws change all the time and it's your responsibility to stay up to date. With so many public seminars offered by professional associations, law firms and other HR vendors, as well as a multitude of free on-line webinars, there is not excuse to fall behind the knowledge curve.

Skills That Affect Entry-Level Human Resources (HR) Manager Salaries

Recruiting
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Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
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Employee Relations
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Benefits Administration
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Benefits & Compensation
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National Average
$49,000
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ADP Payroll System
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Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
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female alumni
 
Male
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Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 15%
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