The average pay for a Human Resources (HR) Specialist in Seattle, Washington is $58,691 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Data Analysis and Employee Relations. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

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MEDIAN: $58,691
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MEDIAN: $22.00
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Salary
$42,265 - $83,370  
   
Bonus
$789 - $12,307  
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$41,128 - $85,288  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 50
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Hourly Rate
$17.53 - $30.91  
   
Overtime
$32.28  
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$789 - $12,307  
   
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$41,128 - $85,288  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | 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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Experience Affects Human Resources (HR) Specialist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 31%

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

National Average
$56,000


Skills That Affect Human Resources (HR) Specialist Salaries

Data Analysis
up arrow 25%

Employee Relations
up arrow 14%

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 7%

Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
up arrow 1%

National Average
$56,000

Project Management
up arrow 1%

Benefits & Compensation
up arrow 2%

Recruiting
up arrow 2%

Benefits Administration
up arrow 3%

Hiring
up arrow 3%

401k Plan Administration
up arrow 9%

Training
up arrow 11%

Payroll Administration
up arrow 11%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
medical benefits
Vision: 79%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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