Personnel Specialist Salary

Personnel Specialists in the United States take home an average $45K annually. The majority of Personnel Specialists claim high levels of job satisfaction. Women account for the majority of Personnel Specialists who responded to the questionnaire — 68 percent to be exact. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$30,272 - $70,498
(Median)
$30K
$45K
$70K
MEDIAN: $45,467
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$11.23 - $23.78
(Median)
$11
$16
$24
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$30,272 - $70,498  
   
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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$27,226 - $63,517  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 58
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.23 - $23.78  
   
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).
)
$27,226 - $63,517  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 32
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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.


Personnel Specialists with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $35K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $46K. On average, Personnel Specialists make $48K following one to two decades on the job. As Personnel Specialists reach more than two decades on the job, compensation remains commensurate with experience; the average pay in this group is $51K.

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Experience Affects Personnel Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 23%

Experienced
up arrow 15%

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

National Average
$42,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 6%
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