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Personnel Assistant Salary

A Personnel Assistant earns an average salary of $37,167 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.
$26,154 - $53,482
(Median)
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44K
53K
MEDIAN: $37,166
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$10.09 - $25.09
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$26,154 - $53,482  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,936  
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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$24,097 - $53,550  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 45
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.09 - $25.09  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $35.24  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,936  
   
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).
)
$24,097 - $53,550  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 41
United States (change)

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.

Common Career Paths for Personnel Assistant


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Pay by Experience Level for Personnel Assistant

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

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Experience Affects Personnel Assistant Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 17%

Late-Career
up arrow 16%

Mid-Career
up arrow 13%

National Average
$35,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 21%