Human Resources Information Systems Analyst (HRIS) Salary

Median pay for Human Resources Information Systems Analysts in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $62K per year. Total incomes of Human Resources Information Systems Analysts incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $9K from bonuses and close to $6K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $44K and $87K. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Almost all receive medical and dental insurance and a fair number get vision plans. Human Resources Information Systems Analysts survey participants are largely women, dominating at 67 percent. Most Human Resources Information Systems Analysts report high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$45,403 - $85,012

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$16.83 - $33.82

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$45,403 - $85,012  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,514  
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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$43,825 - $87,334  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 920
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$16.83 - $33.82  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $47.23  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,514  
   
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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$43,825 - $87,334  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 125
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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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Many Human Resources Information Systems Analysts move into a Human Resources Information Systems Manager role, and folks who currently hold that position report a much higher median income of $82K per year.

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Popular Skills for Human Resources Information Systems Analyst (HRIS)


Survey takers working as Human Resources Information Systems Analysts report using a large range of professional skills. Most notably, facility with Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, and SQL are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 22 percent, 8 percent, and 7 percent, respectively. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Windows Operating System General Use, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Word. It is often found that people who know Microsoft Excel are also skilled in 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, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. 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. Human Resources Information Systems Analysts claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $73K. Veterans who have worked for more than two decades do tend to make the most in the end; the median pay for this group is $82K.

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 (+20 percent), New York (+19 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 St. Louis. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include 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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$61,000

HTML
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ADP Human Resources System
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UltiPro (Ultimate Software)
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Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Excel
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 186 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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