A Human Resources (HR) Professional earns an average salary of $51,507 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Employee Relations and Human Resources.

$38,686 - $81,576
$39K
$52K
$82K
MEDIAN: $51,506
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$14.02 - $33.22
$14
$24
$33
MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$38,686 - $81,576  
   
Bonus
$1,100  
Profit Sharing
$814  
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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$34,349 - $79,265  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 27
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.02 - $33.22  
   
Overtime
$21.34  
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.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$1,100  
   
Profit Sharing
$814  
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).
)
$34,349 - $79,265  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 18

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Job Description for Human Resources (HR) Professional

A human resources professional may play a wide variety of roles within an organization. Those in this position typically work in office environments and maintain traditional office hours, Monday through Friday. The formal educational requirements will vary depending on the company, but many require a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or Human Resources. It is typically required that this person maintains knowledge of labor laws and industrial relations, and several employers will provide ongoing training and education for their employees.

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Human Resources (HR) Professional Tasks

  • Maintain and process records and documentation.
  • Monitor payroll and compensation policies and procedures.
  • Organize and facilitate employee development opportunities.
  • Assist with recruitment efforts, develop new hire information and orientation documents.
  • Manage and perform administrative work related to human resources policies and procedures.

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Key Stats for Human Resources (HR) Professional

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
7%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Human Resources (HR) Professional Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 23%

National Average
$52,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Skills That Affect Human Resources (HR) Professional Salaries

Employee Relations
up arrow 20%

Human Resources
up arrow 14%

Benefits Administration
up arrow 8%

Payroll Administration
up arrow 6%

National Average
$52,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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