Human Resources (HR) Specialist with 401k Plan Administration Skills Salary

Human Resources Specialists with 401k Plan Administration skills can expect wages of $49K annually on average. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Most Human Resources Specialists with 401k Plan Administration skills like their work and job satisfaction is high. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$36,379 - $67,179
(Median)
$36K
$49K
$67K
MEDIAN: $48,552
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50%
90%

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$14.62 - $25.56
(Median)
$15
$19
$26
MEDIAN: $18.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$36,379 - $67,179  
   
Bonus
$766 - $5,412  
Profit Sharing
$700  
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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$34,844 - $64,883  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 287
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.62 - $25.56  
   
Overtime
$21.70 - $38.16  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$766 - $5,412  
   
Profit Sharing
$700  
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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$34,844 - $64,883  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 138
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Pay by Experience Level for Human Resources (HR) Specialist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $43K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $48K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $51K. Human Resources Specialists with 401k Plan Administration skills with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $52K.

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Experience Affects Human Resources (HR) Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 13%

Experienced
up arrow 10%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$46,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 83 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
medical benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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