Experienced Human Resources (HR) Specialist Salary

For Experienced Human Resources Specialists, yearly average wages total $55K annually. For the most part, Experienced Human Resources Specialists enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Women account for the majority of Experienced Human Resources Specialists who took the survey — 89 percent to be exact. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$38,595 - $79,709
$39K
$55K
$80K
MEDIAN: $54,966
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$14.88 - $28.92
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MEDIAN: $20.55
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$0$79K
Salary $38,595 - $79,709
Bonus $698 - $9,476
Profit Sharing $1,474
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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$35,380 - $78,597
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 679
Hourly Data $0$44
Hourly Rate $14.88 - $28.92
Overtime $22.75 - $44.08
Annual Data $0$78K
Bonus $698 - $9,476
Profit Sharing $1,474
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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$35,380 - $78,597
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 229

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $52,224

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Surpassing the national average by 57 percent, Experienced Human Resources Specialists in Washington receive some of the highest pay in the country. Experienced Human Resources Specialists can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+35 percent), Denver (+25 percent), Philadelphia (+21 percent), and Chicago (+19 percent). Experienced Human Resources Specialists in Indianapolis make 20 percent less than the national average, proving that location is a major factor in pay. Phoenix and Oklahoma City are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 18 percent lower and 15 percent lower, respectively.

Key Stats for Human Resources (HR) Specialist

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 159 votes.
10-19 years
88%
20 years or more
12%
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Skills That Affect Human Resources (HR) Specialist Salaries

Data Analysis
▲4%

Training
▲1%

Performance Management
▲1%

National Average
$52,000

Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
▼1%

Recruiting
▼2%

Regulatory Compliance
▼2%

Employee Relations
▼4%


Microsoft Office
▼6%

Hiring
▼7%


Microsoft Excel
▼8%

Payroll Administration
▼8%

Microsoft Word
▼9%

ADP Payroll System
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 159 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 14%
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