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Personnel Specialist Salary

Pay for Personnel Specialists in the United States sits in the ballpark of $47K per year. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Personnel Specialists. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. Most Personnel Specialists survey respondents are women (72 percent). The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$31,561 - $69,939
(Median)
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47K
53K
70K
MEDIAN: $46,562
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$11.15 - $23.38
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$31,561 - $69,939  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,377  
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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$29,161 - $58,566  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 50
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.15 - $23.38  
   
Overtime
$7.67 - $34.39  
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 - $2,377  
   
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).
)
$29,161 - $58,566  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 31
United States (change)

Job Description for Personnel Specialist

A person wishing to enjoy a career in the field of human resources might find themselves very well suited to be a personnel specialist. For some, it ends up being their long-term career, while it's a stepping stone to higher positions in a similar field for others. Generally, a bachelor's degree in field related to human resources is required to fill the position, though experience and other factors play a role in the hiring process. This person typically keeps standard daytime office hour jobs.

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Personnel Specialist Tasks

  • Coordinates projects and implements employee compensation, training and benefit programs; including communications.
  • Participates in developing new policies, procedures and programs.
  • Supports HR activities and programs; such as staffing, compensation, benefits, training and safety.
  • Answer employee questions about human resources policies and procedures.

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Experience Affects Personnel Specialist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 17%

Mid-Career
up arrow 13%

National Average
$41,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 6%