Human Resources (HR) Specialist in Washington, District of Columbia Salary

The average salary for a Human Resources (HR) Specialist in Washington, District of Columbia is $60,595 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Data Analysis, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, and Training.

$43,434 - $97,504
$43K
$61K
$98K
MEDIAN: $60,595
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$43,434 - $97,504  
   
Bonus
$2,000  
Profit Sharing
$1,200  
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$43,733 - $98,629  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 84

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About Washington, District of Columbia

District of Columbia, District of Columbia
672,228
Male:
319,705 (47.6%)
Female:
352,523 (52.4%)
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as "Washington", "the District", or simply "D.C.", is the capital of the United States. The signing of the Residence Act on July 16, 1790, approved the creation of a capital district located along the Potomac River on the country's East Coast. The U.S. Constitution provided for a federal district under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Congress and the District is therefore not a part of any state. The states of Maryland and Virginia each donated land to form the federal district, which included the pre-existing settlements of Georgetown and Alexandria. Named in honor of President George Washington, the City of Washington was founded in 1791 to serve as the new national capital. In 1846, Congress returned the land originally ceded by Virginia; in 1871, it created a single municipal government for the remaining portion of the District. Washington had an estimated...
Washington:
$75,628
District of Columbia:
$75,628
$1,417
Washington:
$551,300
District of Columbia:
$551,300
5.0%

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Pay by Experience Level for Human Resources (HR) Specialist

Pay by Experience for a Human Resources (HR) Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Human Resources (HR) Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 52 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Human Resources (HR) Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $74,000 based on 22 salaries. An experienced Human Resources (HR) Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $82,000 based on 20 salaries. A Human Resources (HR) Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $94,000 based on 8 salaries.

Key Stats for Human Resources (HR) Specialist

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Human Resources (HR) Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
▲53%

▲33%

▲20%

National Average
$62,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Human Resources (HR) Specialist Salaries

Data Analysis
▲38%

Microsoft Office
▲19%

Microsoft Excel
▲19%

Microsoft Word
▲19%

▲13%

National Average
$62,000

▼1%

Project Management
▼1%


Benefits Administration
▼3%

Employee Relations
▼4%

Payroll Administration
▼6%

▼7%

Benefits & Compensation
▼10%

Performance Management
▼11%

401k Plan Administration
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 13%