The average salary for an Experienced Human Resources (HR) Specialist in Canada is C$64,210.
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C$46k - C$92k
C$990 - C$18k
C$45k - C$95k
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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 …Read more
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Popular Skills for Human Resources (HR) Specialist
Benefits & Compensation
Skills in Benefits & Compensation and Human Resources Information System (HRIS) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Performance Management, Recruiting and Employee Relations.
Pay by Experience Level for Human Resources (HR) Specialist
An entry-level Human Resources (HR) Specialist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$42,798 based on 66 salaries. An early career Human Resources (HR) Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$51,942 based on 306 salaries. A mid-career Human Resources (HR) Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$57,601 based on 168 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$78,441.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Human Resources (HR) Specialist in their job title in Toronto, Ontario earn an average of 18.4% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Vancouver, British Columbia (9.1% less), Calgary, Alberta (5.8% less) and Winnipeg, Manitoba (5.0% less).
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