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Human Resources (HR) Technician Salary

Median pay for Human Resources Technicians in the United States is around $16.51 per hour. Female Human Resources Technicians far outnumber their male contemporaries among survey respondents. Work is enjoyable for Human Resources Technicians, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical and dental coverage is claimed by most, and a majority earn vision coverage. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$24,830 - $59,637
(Median)
$25K
$35K
$60K
MEDIAN: $35,428
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$12.48 - $21.83
(Median)
$12
$17
$22
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$24,830 - $59,637  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,076  
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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$26,195 - $53,975  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 56
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.48 - $21.83  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $30.20  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,076  
   
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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$26,195 - $53,975  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 64

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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, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. People who have worked for fewer than five years earn around $33K, and folks with five to 10 years of experience see a modestly higher median of $36K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $39K. In the end, the overall pattern seems to be that more experience generally corresponds to higher pay; a Human Resources Technician with more than 20 years of experience can earn $43K on average.

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Experience Affects Human Resources (HR) Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 22%

Experienced
up arrow 12%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$35,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 8%