Human Resources (HR) Technician Salary

Human Resources Technicians in the United States pull down an average of $16.87 per hour. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. There are far more female Human Resources Technicians who answered the questionnaire than men, making up 85 percent. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$24,807 - $57,226
(Median)
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$38K
$57K
MEDIAN: $37,567
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$12.94 - $23.09
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$13
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$23
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$24,807 - $57,226  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,000  
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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$26,919 - $51,360  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 65
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.94 - $23.09  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$0.00 - $33.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,000  
   
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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$26,919 - $51,360  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 87
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Job Description for Human Resources (HR) Technician

Human resources (HR) technicians are responsible for the technical aspects of a human resource department, such as recruitment efforts, verifying credentials, and analyzing employee benefit programs. They are in charge of keeping accurate records of certifications, as well as classified information, on behalf of their organization. They must possess strong communication skills to interact with employees and respond to inquiries in a timely manner, and must be well-organized and have excellent problem-solving abilities. They usually report their progress to the human resources director of their company.

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Human Resources (HR) Technician Tasks

  • Draft and edit job descriptions and recruitment bulletins.
  • Enter, reconcile, check and log timesheets and requests about timesheets
  • Assist in vetting, checking references, scheduling and hiring, including recruitment.

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Pay by Experience Level for Human Resources (HR) Technician

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


For Human Resources Technicians, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Folks who are navigating the first five years of their careers have a median salary of approximately $34K in this position. Those who have been around for five to 10 years don't get much more, though; the median salary in that group is $35K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $40K in this role. After two decades in the workforce, the average Human Resources Technician generally earns more than ever; median pay for this group is estimated at $43K.

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Experience Affects Human Resources (HR) Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%

Experienced
up arrow 11%

National Average
$36,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Skills That Affect Human Resources (HR) Technician Salaries

Benefits Administration
up arrow 2%

National Average
$36,000

Payroll Administration
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
medical benefits
Vision: 66%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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