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Human Resources (HR) Officer Salary (United States)

A Human Resources (HR) Officer earns an average salary of $55,725 per year. A skill in Recruiting is associated with high pay for this job. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Human Resources (HR) Officer Salary (?
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$34,926 - $139,120
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $55,725
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Human Resources (HR) Officer Salary (?
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$11.92 - $26.25
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$34,926 - $139,120  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $30,464  
Profit Sharing
$1,100 - $11,500  
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).
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$30,219 - $139,570  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 215
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$11.92 - $26.25  
   
Overtime
$17.13 - $42.91  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $30,464  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,100 - $11,500  
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).
)
$30,219 - $139,570  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 46
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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.
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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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Human Resources (HR) Officer

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

Pay Difference By Location

New York
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Washington
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National Average
$52,000
Houston
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Experience Affects Human Resources (HR) Officer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 76%
National Average
$52,000

Skills That Affect Human Resources (HR) Officer Salaries

National Average
$52,000
Employee Relations
up arrow 2%
Payroll Administration
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 53 votes.

Gender

Female
81%
female alumni
 
Male
19%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 11%