Experienced Human Resources (HR) Specialist Salary

Pay for Experienced Human Resources Specialists sits in the ballpark of $55K per year. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Women make up the vast majority of Experienced Human Resources Specialists (88 percent) who answered the questionnaire. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$37,841 - $80,520
$38K
$55K
$81K
MEDIAN: $54,645
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$14.58 - $27.81
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MEDIAN: $20.04
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$37,841 - $80,520  
   
Bonus
$618 - $9,644  
Profit Sharing
$1,250  
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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$34,829 - $78,976  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 606
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$14.58 - $27.81  
   
Overtime
$21.39 - $42.21  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$618 - $9,644  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,250  
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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$34,829 - $78,976  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 196

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $51,592

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Home to some of the best pay for Experienced Human Resources Specialists, Washington offers exceptional salaries, 59 percent above the national average. Experienced Human Resources Specialists will also find cushy salaries in New York (+37 percent), Denver (+26 percent), Philadelphia (+22 percent), and Chicago (+20 percent). Indianapolis is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 19 percent. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Phoenix (17 percent less) and Oklahoma City (14 percent less).

Key Stats for Human Resources (HR) Specialist

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 121 votes.
10-19 years
87%
20 years or more
13%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Human Resources (HR) Specialist Salaries

Data Analysis
▲5%

Training
▲3%

Performance Management
▲2%

Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
▼0%

National Average
$52,000

Recruiting
▼1%

Regulatory Compliance
▼1%

Employee Relations
▼3%


Microsoft Office
▼5%

Hiring
▼6%


Microsoft Excel
▼7%

Microsoft Word
▼7%

Payroll Administration
▼7%

ADP Payroll System
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 121 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 14%