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Human Resources Information Systems Analyst (HRIS) Salary (United States)

Yearly pay for Human Resources Information Systems Analysts in the United States typically comes in around $59K annually. Total cash compensation to Human Resources Information Systems Analysts approaches anywhere from $43K on the lower end to $86K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $9K from bonuses and upwards of $4K from profit sharing. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. The vast majority receive medical and dental insurance and most get vision plans. The majority of Human Resources Information Systems Analysts (67 percent) are women. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The numbers for this synopsis were furnished by individuals who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Human Resources Information Systems Analyst (HRIS) Salary (?
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$44,071 - $83,782
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MEDIAN: $59,423
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Human Resources Information Systems Analyst (HRIS) Salary (?
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$15.54 - $31.28
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National Salary Data

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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$44,071 - $83,782  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,157  
Profit Sharing
$49.66 - $4,108  
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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$42,664 - $86,220  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 819
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$15.54 - $31.28  
   
Overtime
$16.73 - $46.82  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,157  
   
Profit Sharing
$49.66 - $4,108  
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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$42,664 - $86,220  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 101
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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 do not often transition into Human Resources Information Systems Manager roles. The role tends to pay $82K per year.

Human Resources Information Systems Analyst (HRIS) Job Listings

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Popular Skills for Human Resources Information Systems Analyst (HRIS)

Survey results imply that Human Resources Information Systems Analysts deploy a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Project Management, Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, and SAP Human Resources are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts of 7 percent, 6 percent, 6 percent, and 6 percent, respectively. Skills that pay less than market rate include Windows Operating System General Use, ADP Human Resources System, and Microsoft Word. Most people who know Microsoft Excel 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.
Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $55K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $64K. Human Resources Information Systems Analysts with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $69K. Respondents who boast more than 20 years of experience can't seem to boast paychecks reflecting that extensive experience, though; veteran Human Resources Information Systems Analysts report making only $66K on average. Between one and nine years of experience is the norm for people in this field — a majority of those surveyed fit this bill. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up nearly one in four of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise less than five percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining fewer than one in twenty.

Pay Difference By Location

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San Francisco offers some of the highest pay in the country for Human Resources Information Systems Analysts, 32 percent above the national average. Other big spenders include Los Angeles, New York, Irvine, and Boston, top-paying cities where Human Resources Information Systems Analysts see paychecks higher than average (+24 percent, +19 percent, +18 percent, and +17 percent). The lowest-paying market is St. Louis, which sits 8 percent below the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in Charlotte and Chicago (7 percent lower and 1 percent lower, respectively).

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Experience Affects Human Resources Information Systems Analyst (HRIS) Salaries

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

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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 215 votes.

Gender

Female
67%
female alumni
 
Male
33%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 73% employee benefits None: 8%