Entry-Level Human Resources (HR) Specialist Salary

An Entry-Level Human Resources (HR) Specialist earns an average salary of $44,999 per year. A skill in Performance Management is associated with high pay for this job.

$33,460 - $61,953
$33K
$45K
$62K
MEDIAN: $44,999
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$13.38 - $22.92
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$18
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MEDIAN: $17.54
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$33,460 - $61,953  
   
Bonus
$511 - $7,535  
Profit Sharing
$496.65 - $4,085  
Commission
$14,000  
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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$30,754 - $59,490  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,810
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$13.38 - $22.92  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.11  
Overtime
$20.22 - $35.48  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$511 - $7,535  
   
Commission
$14,000  
Profit Sharing
$496.65 - $4,085  
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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$30,754 - $59,490  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,023

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National Average: $41,978

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Human Resources (HR) Specialist Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Human Resources (HR) Specialist in McAlester:
"Human Resources."
Do the best you can with what the resources you have. Keep everything confidential. Treat everyone the same, do not play favorites.

Human Resources (HR) Specialist in Las Vegas:
"Who you know is more important then what you know."
Build relationships with everyone in the company and at all levels of the organization. Get a mentor or at least make regular appointments with someone you think highly of and respect. Go out of your way to do anything your asked to do with enthusiasm. Volunteer for new projects and let supervisors know you are looking for new opportunities to grow if they hear of anything. Be available to people. Listen more and talk less. Hold negative comments for private one on one conversations, there is a time and place for everything.

Human Resources (HR) Specialist in Baltimore:
"Working with managers."
Must be very efficient, quick, team player, patients, recruiting expert, work well with numbers, payroll, worker comp. Safety,

Human Resources (HR) Specialist in Honolulu:
"Strengthening human capital is a competitive advantage."
To excel in this position, one must be able to balance the need to take care of the Company and its employees. Maintain an unbiased outlook when determining the correct way to solve a situation. The incumbent must have a strong understanding of diversity and ability to communicate accordingly. One must also have a strong knowledge of employment laws, its interpretation and implementation.

Human Resources (HR) Specialist in Abilene:
"Communication."
Make sure if there are other reps that over see other employees, and you have issues with employee, contact their chain of command!

Human Resources (HR) Specialist in Chicago:
"Recruit, Interview Panel, Benefits, Seminars, Advice."
Do not limit yourself to your favorite specialist areas. Make your performance more of a consultant so you can survive downsizing.

Human Resources (HR) Specialist in Brentwood:
"Being Successful In The Field Of Human Resources."
In order to be successful in the field of Human Resources you must be able to communicate with all levels of employees. Depending on your specific job you should be organized, available to your employees and be a critical thinker. Human Resources assists in setting the standard for the work environment.

Key Stats for Human Resources (HR) Specialist

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 428 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
78%
5-9 years
15%
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Skills That Affect Human Resources (HR) Specialist Salaries

Performance Management
▲11%







Microsoft Office
▼0%

Training
▼0%

National Average
$42,000

▼1%


▼2%


Payroll Administration
▼3%

ADP Payroll System
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 428 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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