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Average Human Resources (HR) Officer Salary in Australia

AU$59,552
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AU$3,052
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The average salary for a Human Resources (HR) Officer in Australia is AU$59,552.
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A$50k
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A$60k
90%
A$74k
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What Do Human Resources (HR) Officers Do?

Human Resources (HR) Officer Tasks
  • Manage job postings and applicants and support applicant process
  • Maintain, update, and deliver documentation on personnel
  • Monitor and report on staff employment, performance, training, pay, grievances, leave of absences

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What Are Popular Skills for Human Resources (HR) Officers?

Skills in Human Resources (HR) and Performance Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Payroll Administration, Employee Relations and Recruiting.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Human Resources (HR) Officers?

An entry-level Human Resources (HR) Officer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$54,537 based on 31 salaries. An early career Human Resources (HR) Officer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$57,998 based on 356 salaries. A mid-career Human Resources (HR) Officer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$66,209 based on 97 salaries. An experienced Human Resources (HR) Officer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$70,191 based on 49 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$72,000.
Employees with Human Resources (HR) Officer in their job title in Sydney, New South Wales earn an average of 7.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Brisbane, Queensland (2.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Newcastle, New South Wales (8.7% less), Wollongong, New South Wales (6.1% less) and Melbourne, Victoria (2.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 545 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.7%
Early Career
65.3%
Mid Career
17.8%
Experienced
9.0%
Late Career
2.2%

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