Human Resources Information Systems Specialist (HRIS) Salary

An average Human Resources Information Systems Specialist in the United States can expect to take home roughly $56K annually. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Most Human Resources Information Systems Specialists survey respondents are women (71 percent). Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. The majority of Human Resources Information Systems Specialists claim high levels of job satisfaction. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$40,149 - $84,580
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$56K
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MEDIAN: $55,856
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$15.66 - $25.93
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$0$84K
Salary $40,149 - $84,580
Bonus $0.00 - $6,153
Profit Sharing $3,050
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$37,972 - $81,632
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 155
Hourly Data $0$45
Hourly Rate $15.66 - $25.93
Overtime $26.61 - $45.40
Annual Data $0$81K
Bonus $0.00 - $6,153
Profit Sharing $3,050
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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$37,972 - $81,632
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 56

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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

  • Prepare, maintain and update employee data for the HR information system.
  • May assist in maintenance, troubleshooting and design of HRIS and other human resources computer applications and systems.
  • Process and maintain periodic reports of employee record data, develop adhoc reports.

Common Career Paths for Human Resources Information Systems Specialist (HRIS)


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Human Resources Information Systems Specialists do not often transition into Human Resources Information Systems Manager roles. The role averages $83K per year. A common career progression for a Human Resources Information Systems Specialist is to become a Human Resources Information Systems Analyst or a Human Resources Manager. Compared to Human Resources Information Systems Specialists, the first group earns $7K more on average, and the second group earns $6K more.

Human Resources Information Systems Specialist (HRIS) Job Listings

Popular Skills for Human Resources Information Systems Specialist (HRIS)


Survey results imply that Human Resources Information Systems Specialists deploy a substantial tool kit of skills at work. Most notably, facility with Project Management, SQL, and Oracle are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 31 percent, 21 percent, and 14 percent, respectively. Skills that pay less than market rate include Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking, HTML, and Windows Operating System General Use. Those educated in Human Resources Information System tend to be well versed in Microsoft Office.

Pay by Experience Level for Human Resources Information Systems Specialist (HRIS)

Pay by Experience for a Human Resources Information Systems Specialist (HRIS) has a positive trend. An entry-level Human Resources Information Systems Specialist (HRIS) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 131 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Human Resources Information Systems Specialist (HRIS) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 87 salaries. An experienced Human Resources Information Systems Specialist (HRIS) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $66,000 based on 66 salaries. A Human Resources Information Systems Specialist (HRIS) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 18 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $52,834

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Chicago is home to an above-average pay rate for Human Resources Information Systems Specialists, 41 percent higher than the national average. Human Resources Information Systems Specialists can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+39 percent), Washington (+37 percent), Dallas (+30 percent), and Boston (+10 percent).

Human Resources Information Systems Specialist (HRIS) Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Human Resources Information Systems Specialist (HRIS)?

Human Resources Information Systems Specialist (HRIS) in Costa Mesa:
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Key Stats for Human Resources Information Systems Specialist (HRIS)

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Human Resources Information Systems Specialist (HRIS) Salaries

▲25%

▲19%

▲15%

National Average
$53,000

▼8%

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


SQL
▲21%

▲14%




Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
▼0%

National Average
$53,000

ADP Human Resources System
▼2%


Database Management & Reporting
▼5%



HTML
▼12%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 12%
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