C$54,368
Avg. Salary
C$23.51
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

C$3,067

Bonus

C$1,148

Profit Sharing

C$11,000

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Human Resources (HR) Specialist is C$23.51 per hour.

The average pay for a Human Resources (HR) Specialist is C$54,368 per year.

10%
C$17.75
10%
C$23.51
50%
C$40.97
90%
90%
MEDIAN C$23.51
10%
C$40k
10%
C$54k
50%
C$75k
90%
90%
MEDIAN C$54,368
C$40,480 - C$74,864
C$40K
C$54K
C$75K
MEDIAN: C$54,368
10%
50%
90%
C$17.75 - C$40.97
C$18
C$24
C$41
MEDIAN: C$23.51
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$77K
Salary C$40,480 - C$74,864
Bonus C$933 - C$7,764
Profit Sharing C$1,148
Commission C$11,000
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$40,404 - C$77,507
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 15 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 485
Hourly Data C$0C$40
Hourly Rate C$17.75 - C$40.97
Overtime C$33.72
Annual Data C$0C$77K
Bonus C$933 - C$7,764
Commission C$11,000
Profit Sharing C$1,148
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$40,404 - C$77,507
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 15 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 54

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 Pay By Employer

$0$110K

U.S. Army
31 profiles
$40,593

$34,283

$59,897

Amazon.com Inc
12 profiles
$61,706

$59,227

$62,272

$41,127

$39,612

AON Inc
5 profiles
$50,393

Rescare, Inc
4 profiles
$39,153

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$54,309

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 Brossard:
"Great culture."
Pros: People are open and friendly
Cons: Lots of approvals needed, lots of processes to follow

Human Resources (HR) Specialist in Vancouver:
"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
86 %
Male
14 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 93 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Human Resources (HR) Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
▲60%

▲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%

Recruiting
▼3%

Training Program Development
▼3%

Payroll Administration
▼5%

Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 93 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

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