C$54,128
Avg. Salary
C$23.81
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

C$3,939

Bonus

C$1,200

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Human Resources (HR) Specialist is C$23.81 per hour.

The average pay for a Human Resources (HR) Specialist is C$54,128 per year.

C$18.01
10%
C$23.81
50%
C$41.88
90%
MEDIAN C$23.81
C$40k
10%
C$54k
50%
C$75k
90%
MEDIAN C$54,128
C$40,208 - C$75,063
C$40K
C$54K
C$75K
MEDIAN: C$54,128
10%
50%
90%
C$18.01 - C$41.88
C$18
C$24
C$42
MEDIAN: C$23.81
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$78K
Salary C$40,208 - C$75,063
Bonus C$997 - C$8,242
Profit Sharing C$1,200
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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C$40,094 - C$78,445
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 4 Dec 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 482
Hourly Data C$0C$41
Hourly Rate C$18.01 - C$41.88
Overtime C$27.35 - C$41.90
Annual Data C$0C$78K
Bonus C$997 - C$8,242
Profit Sharing C$1,200
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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C$40,094 - C$78,445
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 4 Dec 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 48

Job Description for Human Resources (HR) Specialist

A human resources (HR) specialist is responsible to various tasks within the HR department. Working under an HR manager, the HR specialist focuses on a specific task or role such as payroll, benefits, training, compensation, recruiting, and customer service for employees. The HR specialist assists with daily operations of the HR department, which typically includes being the first point of contact for employees. Duties include answering general employee questions, data entry into payroll and HR systems, and administering health benefit plans. This position is in charge of timely submission of employee-related paperwork.

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Human Resources (HR) Specialist Tasks

  • Answer employee questions about policy and procedures, and refers to specialist as needed.
  • Supports and maintains HR activities and programs; such as staffing, compensation, benefits, training and safety.
  • Coordinate and administer employee compensation, training and benefit programs; including communications.
  • Coordinate projects, such as; new hire orientation, HR events, benefits open enrollment and company-wide meetings.
  • Supports HR activities and programs; such as staffing, compensation, benefits, training and safety.

Human Resources (HR) Specialist Pay By Employer

$0$110K

U.S. Army
32 profiles
$40,974

$34,283

Amazon.com Inc
14 profiles
$63,321

$59,227

$63,011

$60,939

$40,803

YMCA
6 profiles
$36,613

AON Inc
6 profiles
$50,041

$39,612

Common Career Paths for Human Resources (HR) Specialist


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Human Resources (HR) Specialist Job Listings

Popular Skills for Human Resources (HR) Specialist

Pay by Experience Level for Human Resources (HR) Specialist

Pay by Experience for a Human Resources (HR) Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Human Resources (HR) Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$50,000 based on 122 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Human Resources (HR) Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$55,000 based on 84 salaries. An experienced Human Resources (HR) Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$62,000 based on 40 salaries. A Human Resources (HR) Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$87,000 based on 5 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$54,156

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Human Resources (HR) Specialist Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Human Resources (HR) Specialist?

Human Resources (HR) Specialist in Vancouver, British Columbia:
"Need to improve the HR function."
Pros: weather
Cons: lassi people and no initiatives to improve or implement new things

Human Resources (HR) Specialist in Mississauga:
"Building relationships and getting to know the business."
Pros: Working with all different types of people in a diverse industry, inernational experience, travelling.
Cons: Lots of work, only one in HR department, no one to learn off of.

Human Resources (HR) Specialist in Aurora:
Be willing to grow and continue learning. Find a mentor.

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Key Stats for Human Resources (HR) Specialist

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 85 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
2%

Experience Affects Human Resources (HR) Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
▲61%

▲15%

▲2%

National Average
C$54,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Human Resources (HR) Specialist Salaries

Benefits Administration
▲7%



National Average
C$54,000

Employee Relations
▼2%

Training Program Development
▼2%

Recruiting
▼3%

Payroll Administration
▼5%

Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 85 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 10%