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Experienced Human Resources (HR) Specialist Salary (United States)

Experienced Human Resources Specialists can expect wages of $51K annually on average. Total cash compensation to Experienced Human Resources Specialists varies from $35K to $75K; higher pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $5K each. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Women account for the majority of Experienced Human Resources Specialists who took the survey — 87 percent to be exact. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Experienced Human Resources (HR) Specialist Salary (?
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$37,239 - $77,982
(Median)
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51K
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78K
MEDIAN: $50,870
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Experienced Human Resources (HR) Specialist Salary (?
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$14.91 - $26.20
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$37,239 - $77,982  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,131  
Profit Sharing
$350.00 - $5,098  
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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$34,875 - $74,719  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 698
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.91 - $26.20  
   
Overtime
$18.46 - $38.19  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,131  
   
Profit Sharing
$350.00 - $5,098  
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).
)
$34,875 - $74,719  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 239
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Pay Difference By Location

Washington
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Houston
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Columbus
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Chicago
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San Antonio
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Los Angeles
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Atlanta
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National Average
$49,000
Pittsburgh
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Oklahoma City
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Experienced Human Resources Specialists will find that Washington offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 52 percent. Experienced Human Resources Specialists can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Houston (+39 percent), Columbus (+19 percent), San Antonio (+11 percent), and Chicago (+11 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 9 percent south of the national average, can be found in Oklahoma City.
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Skills That Affect Experienced Human Resources (HR) Specialist Salaries

Project Management
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Data Analysis
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Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
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Training
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Employee Relations
0%
Recruiting
0%
401k Plan Administration
0%
National Average
$49,000
Benefits Administration
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Benefits & Compensation
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Payroll Administration
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Hiring
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Microsoft Word
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Microsoft Excel
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ADP Payroll System
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Microsoft Office
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Job Satisfaction

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Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5 based on 204 votes.

Gender

Female
87%
female alumni
 
Male
13%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 13%