Experienced Human Resources (HR) Specialist Salary

Average Experienced Human Resources Specialists make around $54K annually. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. There are far more female Experienced Human Resources Specialists who answered the questionnaire than men, making up 88 percent. Most Experienced Human Resources Specialists like their work and job satisfaction is high. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$37,897 - $79,962
$38K
$54K
$80K
MEDIAN: $53,609
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90%

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$14.81 - $27.61
$15
$20
$28
MEDIAN: $20.23
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$37,897 - $79,962  
   
Bonus
$567 - $9,476  
Profit Sharing
$1,750  
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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$35,153 - $78,407  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 644
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.81 - $27.61  
   
Overtime
$22.12 - $41.42  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$567 - $9,476  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,750  
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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$35,153 - $78,407  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 209

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $51,081

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Surpassing the national average by 60 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 (+28 percent), Chicago (+20 percent), and Philadelphia (+20 percent). Indianapolis is the lowest-paying area, 19 percent south of the national average. Phoenix and Oklahoma City are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries tend to be 14 percent less than the median.

Key Stats for Human Resources (HR) Specialist

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 130 votes.
10-19 years
87%
20 years or more
13%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Human Resources (HR) Specialist Salaries

Performance Management
▲2%

Data Analysis
▲1%

Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
▼0%

Training
▼0%

National Average
$51,000

Recruiting
▼1%

Regulatory Compliance
▼1%

Benefits Administration
▼2%

Employee Relations
▼3%

Benefits & Compensation
▼5%

Microsoft Office
▼5%

Hiring
▼6%

Payroll Administration
▼6%

Microsoft Excel
▼8%

ADP Payroll System
▼8%

Microsoft Word
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 130 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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