Human Resources (HR) Specialist in Seattle Salary

The average pay for a Human Resources (HR) Specialist in Seattle, Washington is $59,545 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Employee Relations and Training. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$42,757 - $84,320
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MEDIAN: $59,545
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$17.88 - $30.91
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$42,757 - $84,320  
   
Bonus
$515 - $16,483  
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$41,893 - $86,950  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 40
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Hourly Rate
$17.88 - $30.91  
   
Overtime
$31.09  
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$515 - $16,483  
   
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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$41,893 - $86,950  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 16

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About Seattle, Washington

King County, Washington
684,443
Male:
345,659 (50.5%)
Female:
338,784 (49.5%)
Seattle (/siˈætəl/) is a seaport city on the west coast of the United States and the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 684,451 residents as of 2015, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. As of 2015, it is estimated to be the 18th largest city in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the Top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. The Seattle metropolitan area is the 15th largest metropolitan area in the United States with over 3.7 million inhabitants. The city is situated on an isthmus between Puget Sound (an inlet of the Pacific Ocean) and Lake Washington, about 100 miles (160 km) south of the Canada–United States border. A major gateway for trade with Asia, Seattle is the...
Seattle:
$80,349
Washington:
$64,129
$1,356
Seattle:
$530,900
Washington:
$284,000
3.5%

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Key Stats for Human Resources (HR) Specialist

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Human Resources (HR) Specialist Salaries

Experienced
▲22%

Mid-Career
▲10%

National Average
$56,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Human Resources (HR) Specialist Salaries

Employee Relations
▲17%

Training
▲11%

Data Analysis
▲9%

Regulatory Compliance
▲7%

Project Management
▼0%

National Average
$56,000

Hiring
▼2%

Recruiting
▼2%


Benefits & Compensation
▼5%

Benefits Administration
▼9%

Microsoft Excel
▼11%

401k Plan Administration
▼11%

Microsoft Office
▼14%

Microsoft Word
▼15%

Payroll Administration
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
no benefits
None: 13%