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Human Resources (HR) Technician Salary

Pay for Human Resources Technicians in the United States sits in the ballpark of $16.48 per hour. Most Human Resources Technicians report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical and dental benefits are awarded to a large number, and the greater part earn vision coverage. The vast majority of Human Resources Technicians (85 percent) who responded to the survey are women. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$24,919 - $59,284
(Median)
$25K
$35K
$59K
MEDIAN: $34,825
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$12.46 - $21.95
(Median)
$12
$16
$22
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$24,919 - $59,284  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,083  
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 - $52,178  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 57
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.46 - $21.95  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $30.41  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,083  
   
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 - $52,178  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 63

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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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Human Resources Technicians note just a narrow range of job skills. Benefits Administration and Payroll Administration are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay.

Pay by Experience Level for Human Resources (HR) Technician

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


For many Human Resources Technicians, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $33K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $35K. Human Resources Technicians bring in $39K after working for 10 to 20 years. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $40K.

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Experience Affects Human Resources (HR) Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 15%

Experienced
up arrow 12%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$35,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Skills That Affect Human Resources (HR) Technician Salaries

Benefits Administration
up arrow 2%

National Average
$35,000

Payroll Administration
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 7%
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