The average hourly pay for a Human Resources (HR) Assistant with Recruiting skills is $16.60.
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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. They have strong interpersonal skills to solve workplace issues about wages, overtime rules, absences, and other day-to-day operations. Human resources (HR) assistants participate in work …Read more
Popular Employer Salaries for Human Resources (HR) Assistant
The top respondents for the job title Human Resources (HR) Assistant are from the companies Amazon.com Inc, Target Corporation and Scandinavian Designs. Reported salaries are highest at Amazon.com Inc where the average pay is $19.52. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include All American Poly, earning around $19.00. Target Corporation pays the lowest at around $11.01. Scandinavian Designs also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $18.00.
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Skills that pay less than market rate include Data Entry, Microsoft Excel, Administration, Employee Relations and Microsoft Office.
Pay by Experience Level for Human Resources (HR) Assistant
An entry-level Human Resources (HR) Assistant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $15.53 based on 128 salaries. An early career Human Resources (HR) Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.51 based on 1,345 salaries. A mid-career Human Resources (HR) Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.29 based on 264 salaries. An experienced Human Resources (HR) Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.80 based on 167 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $22.
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Employees with Human Resources (HR) Assistant in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 8.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (6.4% more) and New York, New York (6.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Phoenix, Arizona (9.8% less), Houston, Texas (4.8% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (3.9% less).
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