Human Resources (HR) Officer Salary

The average Human Resources Officer in the United States earns approximately $57K annually. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Human Resources Officers making up 77 percent. Job satisfaction for Human Resources Officers is high. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
Read More
$35,170 - $136,804
(Median)
$35K
$57K
$140K
MEDIAN: $57,053
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$12.04 - $25.60
(Median)
$12
$18
$26
MEDIAN: $17.00
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$35,170 - $136,804  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $29,361  
Profit Sharing
$2,500  
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).
)
$30,506 - $134,881  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 348
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$12.04 - $25.60  
   
Overtime
$18.07 - $43.58  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $29,361  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,500  
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).
)
$30,506 - $134,881  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 63
United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

Job Description for Human Resources (HR) Officer

A human resource (HR) officer helps an organization develop, improve, and implement policies related to employees. They make sure that each employee is properly trained for his or her work and posseses the skills needed for the job. Some areas that the HR officer oversees include conditions of employment, diversity, accessibility, negotiations with external agencies, pay, and recruitment. HR officers must have an excellent understanding of their company to find the right candidates for job openings. HR officers typically work in an office setting during regular business hours, although some overtime may be required.

Read More...

Human Resources (HR) Officer Tasks

  • Works closely and coaches executive team to ensure alignment with the overall mission and strategy.
  • Oversee initiatives and operations in the managed departments; planning, budgeting and measurement of results.
  • Provide overall strategic HR leadership to the company.

Common Career Paths for Human Resources (HR) Officer


Add this chart to your site:   640px 640px    300px 300px


Many Human Resources Officers move into Human Resources Manager roles, in which average pay is a slightly higher $58K per year.

Human Resources (HR) Officer Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Popular Skills for Human Resources (HR) Officer


Survey takers who work as Human Resources Officers typically report just a few professional skills. Fortunate workers who know Recruiting can expect a significant pay bump, scoring salaries 22 percent above average. Most people experienced in Benefits & Compensation also know Recruiting.

Pay by Experience Level for Human Resources (HR) Officer

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


Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Human Resources Officers. In this position, someone who has worked for fewer than five years can expect a median salary of $44K. The median for people with five to 10 years of experience is only a little bit higher at $54K. For Human Resources Officers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $69K. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $88K.

Related Job Salaries

United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

Experience Affects Human Resources (HR) Officer Salaries




National Average
$52,000


Skills That Affect Human Resources (HR) Officer Salaries


Benefits & Compensation
up arrow 2%

Employee Relations
up arrow 1%

National Average
$52,000

Payroll Administration
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 50 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
medical benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None: 10%
ADVERTISEMENT