Average Human Resources (HR) Administrator Salary

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The average salary for a Human Resources (HR) Administrator is $49,416.
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$37k - $69k
$103 - $5k
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$155 - $5k
$306 - $25k
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$33k - $65k

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Popular Employer Salaries for Human Resources (HR) Administrator

The top respondents for the job title Human Resources (HR) Administrator are from the companies Macy's, Inc., Eliot Community Human Services, Inc. and Stanford University. Reported salaries are highest at Stanford University where the average pay is $64,300. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include New York University (NYU) and Eliot Community Human Services, Inc., earning around $62,916 and $45,509, respectively. Beaumont Housing Authority pays the lowest at around $38,718. THOR Construction and Macy's, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $40,000 and $43,750, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Human Resources (HR) Administrator

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

Pay by Experience Level for Human Resources (HR) Administrator

An entry-level Human Resources (HR) Administrator with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $41,600 based on 296 salaries. An early career Human Resources (HR) Administrator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $46,961 based on 2,954 salaries. A mid-career Human Resources (HR) Administrator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,203 based on 1,224 salaries. An experienced Human Resources (HR) Administrator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $54,090 based on 1,096 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $56,923.
Employees with Human Resources (HR) Administrator in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 11.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (10.4% more) and San Diego, California (7.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (1.2% less).

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