Personnel Assistant Salary

A Personnel Assistant earns an average wage of $15.39 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. A skill in Human Resources is associated with high pay for this job.

$23,739 - $54,990
$24K
$32K
$55K
MEDIAN: $32,500
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50%
90%

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$11.48 - $25.26
$11
$15
$25
MEDIAN: $15.39
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$23,739 - $54,990  
   
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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$24,073 - $52,412  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 21
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.48 - $25.26  
   
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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$24,073 - $52,412  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 35

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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

  • 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.
  • Compiles and prepares data for statistical reporting.
  • 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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Personnel Assistant

Pay by Experience for a Personnel Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Personnel Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $29,000 based on 29 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Personnel Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 19 salaries. An experienced Personnel Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 16 salaries. A Personnel Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 6 salaries.

Personnel Assistant Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Personnel Assistant?

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 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.

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.

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Key Stats for Personnel Assistant

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Personnel Assistant Salaries

Experienced
▲19%

Late-Career
▲18%

Mid-Career
▲14%

National Average
$32,000

Entry-Level
▼9%

Skills That Affect Personnel Assistant Salaries

Human Resources
▲17%

National Average
$32,000

Microsoft Office
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 19%