Human Resources (HR) Assistant Salary

A Human Resources (HR) Assistant earns an average wage of $15.51 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$29,745 - $52,333
$30K
$39K
$52K
MEDIAN: $39,109
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50%
90%

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$12.11 - $20.48
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MEDIAN: $15.80
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$0$52K
Salary $29,745 - $52,333
Bonus $303 - $4,552
Profit Sharing $401 - $4,946
Commission $0.00
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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$26,340 - $47,964
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,054
Hourly Data $0$31
Hourly Rate $12.11 - $20.48
Hourly Tips $0.86
Overtime $17.86 - $31.51
Annual Data $0$47K
Bonus $303 - $4,552
Commission $0.00
Profit Sharing $401 - $4,946
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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$26,340 - $47,964
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 4,181

Job Description for Human Resources (HR) Assistant

Human resources (HR) assistants are responsible for facilitating HR processes, communicating with employees, and representing their company in all staff matters. These professionals are in charge of completing administrative paperwork, regarding new hires, termination, benefits, and other workplace programs.

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Human Resources (HR) Assistant Tasks

  • Answer employee questions about policy and procedures, and refers to specialist as needed.
  • Assist in projects, such as; HR events, benefits open enrollment, employee communications and company-wide meetings.
  • Compiles and prepares data for statistical reporting.
  • Supports employment area with scheduling interviews, handling reference checks and personnel changes.
  • Provides overall administrative support to the HR department, including maintaining, processing documentation and records.

Common Career Paths for Human Resources (HR) Assistant


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Pay by Experience Level for Human Resources (HR) Assistant

Pay by Experience for a Human Resources (HR) Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Human Resources (HR) Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 4,666 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Human Resources (HR) Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 1,141 salaries. An experienced Human Resources (HR) Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 712 salaries. A Human Resources (HR) Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 186 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $35,205

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Human Resources (HR) Assistant Reviews

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

Human Resources (HR) Assistant in Charlotte:
Pros: It allows me to develop professionally.
Cons: I hate working at a desk; competitive culture; stress.

Human Resources (HR) Assistant in Minneapolis:
"Learning."
Pros: I like that I get to learn a lot about the different functional areas of Human Resources. I have gotten to help out in benefits, payroll, recruiting, LOA's and have been the contact for general Human Resource questions. My supervisor is an all-star and I am grateful that I have such an awesome supervisor.
Cons: I dislike how slow it is for me sometimes. I want to be busy but there are days in which I crave to do more work. I also dislike how little I get paid in comparison to other companies paying for the same position.

Human Resources (HR) Assistant in Hawthorne:
Pros: Helping employees out.
Cons: Have to reinforce rules and laws.

Human Resources (HR) Assistant in Grovetown:
Pros: Meeting new people and helping them provide for there families.
Cons: The feeling of being unappreciated. Work very hard.

Human Resources (HR) Assistant in Sheboygan Falls:
"Emotional and Stressful."
Pros: Administrative work and helping employees.
Cons: Full-time work and part-time school. If work is needed to be done at home, it's unpaid overtime (saved as vacation), unpaid phone usage, and work takes away school and family time. Basically living off between 4-6 hours of sleep each night. Unhappy with current situation.

Human Resources (HR) Assistant in Roseville:
"I love my job. Working with every level of upper managament."
Pros: Working with great people.
Cons: No bonuses.

Human Resources (HR) Assistant in Hyde Park:
"This is no one's dream job."
Pros: Its stable and you make decent money.
Cons: No matter how advanced of a degree you have in the field, you always start as the assistant.

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Key Stats for Human Resources (HR) Assistant

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 1092 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Human Resources (HR) Assistant Salaries

▲14%

▲9%

▲4%

National Average
$35,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Human Resources (HR) Assistant Salaries





National Average
$35,000

Employee Relations
▼1%

Administration
▼1%

Recruiting
▼2%






▼4%

▼5%

▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 1092 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 22%