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 $59,557 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 Word, Training, and Microsoft Excel.

$42,265 - $97,508
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$98K
MEDIAN: $59,556
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$42,265 - $97,508  
   
Bonus
$2,150  
Total Pay (?
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$42,536 - $98,314  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 87
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$40.71  
   
Overtime
$38.38  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$2,150  
   
Total Pay (?
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$42,536 - $98,314  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 6
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About Washington, District of Columbia

District of Columbia, District of Columbia
632,019
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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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Human Resources (HR) Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 60%

Experienced
up arrow 35%

Mid-Career
up arrow 22%

National Average
$61,000


Skills That Affect Human Resources (HR) Specialist Salaries

Data Analysis
up arrow 36%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 27%

Training
up arrow 15%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 13%

Hiring
up arrow 7%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 6%

Recruiting
up arrow 3%

Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
0%

National Average
$61,000

Employee Relations
up arrow 2%

Payroll Administration
up arrow 2%

Project Management
up arrow 4%

Benefits Administration
up arrow 5%

Benefits & Compensation
up arrow 9%

Performance Management
up arrow 10%

401k Plan Administration
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
medical benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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