A Personnel Assistant earns an average wage of $15.32 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Human Resources is associated with high pay for this job.

$24,649 - $56,046
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$34K
$56K
MEDIAN: $33,703
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$10.77 - $25.80
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$11
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$26
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$24,649 - $56,046  
   
Bonus
$1,580  
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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$23,821 - $55,404  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 26
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.77 - $25.80  
   
Overtime
$30.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$1,580  
   
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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$23,821 - $55,404  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 36
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Job Description for Personnel Assistant

A personnel assistant is the person who is typically responsible for maintaining various personnel records of an organization’s employees. This person will usually work in an office and keep traditional daytime office hours. This position will work with other office personnel, usually within the human resources department of a company.

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Personnel Assistant Tasks

  • Supports employment area with scheduling interviews, handling reference checks and personnel changes.
  • Provides overall administrative support to the HR department, including maintaining, processing documentation and records.
  • Compiles and prepares data for statistical reporting.
  • Answer employee questions about policy and procedures, and refers to specialist as needed.
  • Assist in projects, such as; HR events, benefits open enrollment, employee communications and company-wide meetings.

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Pay by Experience Level for Personnel Assistant

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Personnel Assistant Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Personnel Assistant in Decatur:
"Be open to new learning opportunities to better qualify YOU!"
Be open to new learning opportunities to better yourself and make you a much more valuable resource for the company. Be a Team Player , NOT a back biter , Thrive to have your Boss' back....You ARE that person Assistant!

Personnel Assistant in Conway:
"Extreme pressure and time constraints."
Make sure you will get proper and thorough training and time to get your duties done without interruption.

What is it like working as a Personnel Assistant?

Personnel Assistant in Miami:
"Welcome to the TV world !"
Pros: I actually like it a lot. I've learned so much being in this type of environment. It has been a crazy 7 years but I cannot complain. I love that you could open your wings and fly here meaning they are really good when it come to getting a promotion.
Cons: Some people I work with are not really professional.

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Experience Affects Personnel Assistant Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 19%

Late-Career
up arrow 18%

National Average
$32,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Skills That Affect Personnel Assistant Salaries

Human Resources
up arrow 16%

National Average
$32,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
medical benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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