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Human Resources Information Systems Analyst (HRIS) Salary

The average Human Resources Information Systems Analyst in the United States earns approximately $61K per year. Cash earnings for Human Resources Information Systems Analysts — including $9K in bonuses and $6K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $43K to $87K depending on individual performance. Geographic location and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction for Human Resources Information Systems Analysts is high. Human Resources Information Systems Analysts survey participants are largely women, dominating at 67 percent. A large number claim medical and dental insurance and a fair number get vision coverage. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$44,945 - $84,934
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$45K
$61K
$85K
MEDIAN: $61,032
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$16.45 - $34.46
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MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary 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$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$44,945 - $84,934  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,771  
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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$43,322 - $87,269  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 897
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$16.45 - $34.46  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $47.70  
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$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,771  
   
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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$43,322 - $87,269  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 116

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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.

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Popular Skills for Human Resources Information Systems Analyst (HRIS)


Human Resources Information Systems Analysts seem to wield many skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, Project Management, and SQL are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 7 percent and 19 percent. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, and Windows Operating System General Use. Those familiar with Microsoft Excel also tend to know Human Resources Information System (HRIS) and Project Management. Those familiar with Microsoft Office tend to be well versed in 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.


For Human Resources Information Systems Analysts, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $55K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $66K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $73K. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $77K.

Pay Difference by Location


Human Resources Information Systems Analysts will find that San Francisco offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 32 percent. Human Resources Information Systems Analysts will also find cushy salaries in New York (+18 percent), Los Angeles (+17 percent), Boston (+16 percent), and Phoenix (+8 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 8 percent south of the national average, can be found in Nashville. Employers also pay below the national average in St. Louis (8 percent lower) and Atlanta (6 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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Microsoft Access
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SAP Human Resources (SAP HR)
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Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
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PeopleSoft HRMS
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National Average
$61,000

HTML
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UltiPro (Ultimate Software)
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ADP Human Resources System
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Microsoft Office
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Windows Operating System General Use
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Microsoft Excel
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Microsoft Word
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 189 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
23%
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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