Human Resources (HR) Technician Salary

The average Human Resources Technician in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $17.39 per hour. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Most Human Resources Technicians are fairly content with their jobs, and work satisfaction falls in line with the national average. Women account for the majority of Human Resources Technicians who took the survey — 85 percent to be exact. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$24,730 - $64,962
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MEDIAN: $39,914
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$13.40 - $25.36
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$0$64K
Salary $24,730 - $64,962
Bonus $2,350
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$27,789 - $53,506
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 33
Hourly Data $0$28
Hourly Rate $13.40 - $25.36
Overtime $25.09
Annual Data $0$53K
Bonus $2,350
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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$27,789 - $53,506
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 58

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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

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

Common Career Paths for Human Resources (HR) Technician


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Many Human Resources Technicians move into a Human Resources Generalist role, and folks who currently hold that position report a much higher median income of $48K per year.

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Pay by Experience Level for Human Resources (HR) Technician

Pay by Experience for a Human Resources (HR) Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Human Resources (HR) Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 64 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Human Resources (HR) Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 22 salaries. An experienced Human Resources (HR) Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 13 salaries. A Human Resources (HR) Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 5 salaries.

Human Resources (HR) Technician Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Human Resources (HR) Technician?

Human Resources (HR) Technician in San Antonio:
Pros: Leadership Sessions.
Cons: My boss, my position.

Human Resources (HR) Technician in Twentynine Palms:
"Experience."
Pros: This position offers great experience in the HR field.
Cons: The pay.

Human Resources (HR) Technician in Riverside:
Learn as much as you can.

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Key Stats for Human Resources (HR) Technician

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Human Resources (HR) Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲44%

Experienced
▲33%

National Average
$39,000

Mid-Career
▼1%

Entry-Level
▼10%

Skills That Affect Human Resources (HR) Technician Salaries

National Average
$39,000

Benefits Administration
▼6%

Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
▼9%

Payroll Administration
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
no benefits
None: 11%
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