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Human Resources Information Systems Analyst (HRIS) Salary

Human Resources Information Systems Analysts in the United States can expect to earn an average of $61K annually. With some bonuses approaching $9K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $6K, overall incomes of Human Resources Information Systems Analysts spread between $43K and $87K depending on individual performance. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Medical and dental coverage is claimed by most, and a strong majority earn vision coverage. Women make up the majority of Human Resources Information Systems Analysts (68 percent) who completed the questionnaire. For the most part, Human Resources Information Systems Analysts enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$44,482 - $84,931
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$44K
$61K
$85K
MEDIAN: $60,988
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$16.40 - $37.81
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$44,482 - $84,931  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,888  
Profit Sharing
$970 - $6,230  
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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$43,017 - $87,408  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 877
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$16.40 - $37.81  
   
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 - $8,888  
   
Profit Sharing
$970 - $6,230  
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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$43,017 - $87,408  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 113

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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 report using a deep pool of 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 17 percent. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Windows Operating System General Use. Most people familiar with Microsoft Office also know Project Management and Human Resources Information System (HRIS). For most people, competency in Microsoft Excel indicates knowledge of Human Resources Information System (HRIS) and Project Management.

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, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. The average beginner in this position makes around $55K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $66K. Human Resources Information Systems Analysts with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $73K. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $77K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

Pay Difference by Location


With a pay rate for Human Resources Information Systems Analysts that is 34 percent greater than the national average, San Francisco offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Human Resources Information Systems Analysts can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Los Angeles (+19 percent), New York (+16 percent), Boston (+16 percent), and Phoenix (+8 percent). St. Louis ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 9 percent below the national average. Employers also pay below the national average in Nashville (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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UltiPro (Ultimate Software)
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National Average
$61,000

HTML
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Microsoft Office
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Windows Operating System General Use
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ADP Human Resources System
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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 192 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

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: 74% employee benefits None: 8%