Personnel Specialist Salary

Personnel Specialists in the United States take home an average $47K per year. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 83 percent of Personnel Specialists are female. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to most. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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$27,810 - $65,583
$28K
$47K
$66K
MEDIAN: $46,625
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$13.50 - $24.47
$13
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$24
MEDIAN: $16.89
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$0$65K
Salary $27,810 - $65,583
Bonus $2,850
Total Pay (?
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$28,141 - $65,652
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 36
Hourly Data $0$41
Hourly Rate $13.50 - $24.47
Overtime $41.57
Annual Data $0$65K
Bonus $2,850
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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$28,141 - $65,652
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 12

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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

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

Common Career Paths for Personnel Specialist


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Many Personnel Specialists move into a Human Resources Generalist role, which does not lead to a big boost in pay. Human Resources Generalists on average bring in a similar salary to Personnel Specialists.

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Pay by Experience Level for Personnel Specialist

Pay by Experience for a Personnel Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Personnel Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 25 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Personnel Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 28 salaries. An experienced Personnel Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 19 salaries. A Personnel Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 7 salaries.

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Key Stats for Personnel Specialist

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Personnel Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
▲15%

National Average
$45,000

Experienced
▼2%

Mid-Career
▼8%

Entry-Level
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 86%
no benefits
None: 9%
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