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

The average pay for a Human Resources Information Systems Specialist (HRIS) is $55,318 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are SQL and PeopleSoft HRMS. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Human Resources Information Systems Specialist (HRIS) Salary (?
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$39,933 - $84,039
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MEDIAN: $55,317
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Human Resources Information Systems Specialist (HRIS) Salary (?
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$14.51 - $25.65
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$39,933 - $84,039  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,978  
Profit Sharing
$712 - $2,260  
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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$36,816 - $80,949  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 315
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.51 - $25.65  
   
Overtime
$21.83 - $41.21  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,978  
   
Profit Sharing
$712 - $2,260  
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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$36,816 - $80,949  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 93
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Job Description for Human Resources Information Systems Specialist (HRIS)

Human resources information systems (HRIS) specialists are responsible for implementing and maintaining human resource information management systems for their organization. They are in charge of providing advisory services and guidance to management regarding system requirements based on company resources and needs. One of their main responsibilities includes giving technical guidance and direction to administrative, technical, and clerical staff on the operation and maintenance of the human resources data systems.
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Human Resources Information Systems Specialist (HRIS) Tasks
  • Process and maintain periodic reports of employee record data, develop adhoc reports.
  • May assist in maintenance, troubleshooting and design of HRIS and other human resources computer applications and systems.
  • Prepare, maintain and update employee data for the HR information system.

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Experience Affects Human Resources Information Systems Specialist (HRIS) Salaries

Late-Career
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$53,000

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

SQL
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Project Management
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Oracle
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Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
0%
National Average
$53,000
Microsoft Excel
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Microsoft Access
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ADP Human Resources System
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Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Word
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HTML
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Windows Operating System General Use
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Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
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Gender

Female
77%
female alumni
 
Male
23%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 11%