Personnel Specialist Salary

Median pay for Personnel Specialists in the United States is around $45K per year. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$30,471 - $69,677

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$10.96 - $23.72

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$30,471 - $69,677  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,400  
Total Pay (?
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$26,510 - $61,460  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 61
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.96 - $23.72  
   
Overtime
$7.67 - $34.39  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,400  
   
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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$26,510 - $61,460  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 33
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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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Pay by Experience Level for Personnel Specialist

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


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $35K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $45K. Personnel Specialists with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $48K. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $50K.

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Experience Affects Personnel Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 21%

Experienced
up arrow 16%

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

National Average
$41,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 6%
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