Human Resources (HR) Representative Salary

Human Resources Representatives in the United States can expect to earn an average of $49K annually. Cash earnings for Human Resources Representatives — which occasionally include more than $5K from bonuses and more than $4K from profit sharing — stretch from around $31K to approximately $62K. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a large number earn dental coverage. Work is enjoyable for Human Resources Representatives, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. There are far more female Human Resources Representatives who answered the questionnaire than men, making up 88 percent. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$35,093 - $64,611
$35K
$49K
$65K
MEDIAN: $48,616
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$13.37 - $24.20
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$18
$24
MEDIAN: $18.36
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$0$64K
Salary $35,093 - $64,611
Bonus $0.00 - $4,974
Profit Sharing $101.74 - $4,356
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$31,129 - $61,958
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 526
Hourly Data $0$37
Hourly Rate $13.37 - $24.20
Overtime $18.90 - $37.23
Annual Data $0$61K
Bonus $0.00 - $4,974
Profit Sharing $101.74 - $4,356
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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$31,129 - $61,958
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 439

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Job Description for Human Resources (HR) Representative

Human resources (HR) representatives complete a number of tasks within the human resources department, such as supporting the organization's personnel-related goals and conducting benefits reporting. They also provide support for your employees by creating a good relationship among all groups of the workplace and create programs and workplace activities related to employee wellness and benefits.

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Human Resources (HR) Representative 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) Representative


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Human Resources Representatives' salaries may rise greatly for those who assume a higher-end position such as a Human Resources Director. The average Human Resources Director brings home $80K per year. Human Resources Representatives moving up in their careers tend to step into positions as Human Resources Generalists or Human Resources Managers. The median paychecks in those roles are $4K higher and $16K higher, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Human Resources (HR) Representative


Human Resources Representatives report using a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Full-Cycle Recruiting, Benefits & Compensation, Employee Relations, and Human Resources Information System (HRIS) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Service, On-Boarding, and Microsoft Office. Most people experienced in Employee Relations also know Microsoft Office.

Pay by Experience Level for Human Resources (HR) Representative

Pay by Experience for a Human Resources (HR) Representative has a positive trend. An entry-level Human Resources (HR) Representative with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 676 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Human Resources (HR) Representative with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 245 salaries. An experienced Human Resources (HR) Representative which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 147 salaries. A Human Resources (HR) Representative with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 29 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $43,227

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

For those looking to make money, Human Resources Representatives in Sunnyvale enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 30 percent above the national average. Human Resources Representatives can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Boston (+20 percent), Houston (+19 percent), San Jose (+18 percent), and Los Angeles (+11 percent). Falling short of the national average by 12 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Columbia. Employers also pay below the national average in Miami (10 percent lower) and Dallas (5 percent lower).

Human Resources (HR) Representative Reviews

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

Human Resources (HR) Representative in Appleton:
Pros: Nice environment, good hours, interesting work.
Cons: Salary, benefits.

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Key Stats for Human Resources (HR) Representative

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 163 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Human Resources (HR) Representative Salaries

▲29%

▲13%

▲11%

National Average
$43,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Human Resources (HR) Representative Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 163 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
no benefits
None: 12%
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