A Human Resources (HR) Specialist in San Jose, California earns an average salary of $57,780 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Microsoft Word, Benefits & Compensation, and Employee Relations. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field.

$45,000 - $69,500
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$45K
$58K
$70K
MEDIAN: $57,779
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$18.12 - $32.17
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$21
$32
MEDIAN: $20
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$45,000 - $69,500  
   
Bonus
$4,500  
Total Pay (?
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$40,406 - $69,500  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 14
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$18.12 - $32.17  
   
Overtime
$39.30  
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$4,500  
   
Total Pay (?
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$40,406 - $69,500  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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About San Jose, California

Santa Clara County, California
1,011,560
Male:
518,317 (50.5%)
Female:
508,602 (49.5%)
San Jose (/ˌsæn hoʊˈzeɪ/; Spanish for Saint Joseph), originally Pueblo de San José de Guadalupe and officially the City of San José, is the third-largest city by population in California, the tenth-largest by population in the United States, and the county seat of Santa Clara County. San Jose is the largest city within the Bay Area and the largest city in Northern California. Before the arrival of the Spanish, the area around San Jose was inhabited by the Ohlone people. San Jose was founded on November 29, 1777, as San José de Guadalupe, the first civilian town in the Spanish colony of Alta California. The city served as a farming community to support Spanish military installations at San Francisco and Monterey. When California gained statehood in 1850, San Jose became the capital. After more than 150 years as a small farming community, the San Jose area in the mid-20th century contained some of...
San Jose:
$91,451
California:
$64,500
$1,757
San Jose:
$717,100
California:
$449,100
4.1%

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Experience Affects Human Resources (HR) Specialist Salaries


Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

National Average
$52,000

Skills That Affect Human Resources (HR) Specialist Salaries

Benefits & Compensation
up arrow 15%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 15%

Employee Relations
up arrow 11%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 8%

Recruiting
up arrow 6%

Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
up arrow 6%

Payroll Administration
0%

Labor Relations
0%

National Average
$52,000

Hiring
up arrow 4%

Project Management
up arrow 4%

Benefits Administration
up arrow 6%

Training
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 90%
medical benefits
Vision: 90%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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