Human Resources Information Systems Analyst (HRIS) Salary

Median pay for Human Resources Information Systems Analysts in the United States is around $61K per year. Total incomes of Human Resources Information Systems Analysts incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $8K from bonuses and close to $6K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $44K and $87K. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Human Resources Information Systems Analysts survey participants are largely women, dominating at 67 percent. Job satisfaction for Human Resources Information Systems Analysts is high. A large number have medical and dental plans, and a fair number have vision insurance. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$45,198 - $85,079
(Median)
$45K
$61K
$85K
MEDIAN: $61,470
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$16.86 - $33.88
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$17
$24
$34
MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$45,198 - $85,079  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,414  
Profit Sharing
$974 - $6,211  
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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$43,726 - $87,289  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 915
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$16.86 - $33.88  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $47.23  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,414  
   
Profit Sharing
$974 - $6,211  
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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$43,726 - $87,289  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 124
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Job Description for Human Resources Information Systems Analyst (HRIS)

A human resource information systems (HRIS) analyst is a technical professional who is responsible for the digital human resource network that a business runs. The HRIS analyst is involved with the system at all levels. First and foremost, they are responsible for maintaining the integrity and reliability of the digital human resource system. The HRIS analyst is also involved in designing new features and configurations for the system; after developing a new design, the HRIS analyst then implements the design and configuration changes. The HRIS analyst often uses standard testing methodologies to evaluate the performance of the system; upon successful testing, the HRIS analyst then applies the updates across the whole network.

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Human Resources Information Systems Analyst (HRIS) Tasks

  • Analyze, maintain and troubleshoot human resource information systems and other human resources computer applications and systems.
  • Train employees on system usage.
  • Lead projects which impacts data maintenance on the HRIS, including mass updates.
  • Plan and develop analyses, reports, and presentations.
  • May act as administrator to create security model based on functional responsibilities and configure HR system to enforce the security access to data.

Common Career Paths for Human Resources Information Systems Analyst (HRIS)


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Human Resources Information Systems Analysts who move on to become Human Resources Information Systems Managers may enjoy significant pay raises, as Human Resources Information Systems Managers get paid an average of $82K per year.

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Popular Skills for Human Resources Information Systems Analyst (HRIS)


Survey results imply that Human Resources Information Systems Analysts deploy a substantial tool kit of skills at work. Most notably, facility with Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, and SQL are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 21 percent, 8 percent, and 7 percent, respectively. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Windows Operating System General Use, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Excel. Most people who know Microsoft Excel also know Human Resources Information System (HRIS) and Project Management. Most people experienced in Microsoft Office also know Project Management and Human Resources Information System (HRIS).

Pay by Experience Level for Human Resources Information Systems Analyst (HRIS)

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


Human Resources Information Systems Analysts with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $55K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $66K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $73K. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $80K.

Pay Difference by Location


For Human Resources Information Systems Analysts, working in the bustling city of San Francisco has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Human Resources Information Systems Analysts will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+21 percent), New York (+18 percent), Boston (+16 percent), and Phoenix (+9 percent). With compensation 8 percent below the national average, St. Louis is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. Below-median salaries also turn up in Charlotte and Atlanta (5 percent lower).

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Experience Affects Human Resources Information Systems Analyst (HRIS) Salaries




National Average
$61,000


Skills That Affect Human Resources Information Systems Analyst (HRIS) Salaries


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SQL
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PeopleSoft HRMS
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UltiPro (Ultimate Software)
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Microsoft Office
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 185 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 75% employee benefits None: 8%
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