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Entry-Level Human Resources (HR) Specialist Salary

The average salary for an Entry-Level Human Resources (HR) Specialist is $43,157 per year.

$32,201 - $59,732
(Median)
$32K
$43K
$60K
MEDIAN: $43,157
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$12.45 - $22.84
(Median)
$12
$17
$23
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$32,201 - $59,732  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,934  
Profit Sharing
$496.65 - $4,879  
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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$29,703 - $58,058  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,789
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.45 - $22.84  
   
Overtime
$18.33 - $36.12  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,934  
   
Profit Sharing
$496.65 - $4,879  
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).
)
$29,703 - $58,058  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 893

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Human Resources (HR) Specialist Advice

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

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.

 
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Human Resources (HR) Specialist Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 10%

Data Analysis
up arrow 6%

Benefits Administration
up arrow 2%

Benefits & Compensation
up arrow 2%

Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
up arrow 2%

Recruiting
up arrow 1%

Employee Relations
0%

Hiring
0%

Training
0%

ADP Payroll System
0%

National Average
$41,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Payroll Administration
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 516 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 11%
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