A Human Resources (HR) Specialist in Houston, Texas earns an average salary of $52,959 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

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MEDIAN: $52,958
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$15.46 - $23.48
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$39,919 - $76,068  
   
Bonus
$250.00 - $9,793  
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$38,361 - $74,500  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 60
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$15.46 - $23.48  
   
Overtime
$24.25 - $37.51  
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$0$26K$52K$78K
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$250.00 - $9,793  
   
Total Pay (?
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$38,361 - $74,500  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 19

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About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
4.0%

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Experience Affects Human Resources (HR) Specialist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 40%


National Average
$52,000


Skills That Affect Human Resources (HR) Specialist Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 8%

Data Analysis
up arrow 5%

Recruiting
up arrow 4%

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 4%

Benefits Administration
up arrow 3%

ADP Payroll System
up arrow 3%

401k Plan Administration
up arrow 3%

Employee Relations
up arrow 2%

Benefits & Compensation
up arrow 2%

Hiring
up arrow 2%

Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
up arrow 1%

National Average
$52,000

Microsoft Word
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 7%

Training
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
medical benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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