The average hourly pay for a Human Resources (HR) Assistant with Microsoft Office skills is $16.17.
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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 Digital Infuzion. Reported salaries are highest at Northrop Grumman Corporation where the average pay is $23.44. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Amazon.com Inc and The Independent Order of Foresters, earning around $19.23 and $19.23, respectively. Digital Infuzion pays the lowest at around $12.00. Target Corporation and Goodwill Industries also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $12.98 and $16.00, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Human Resources (HR) Assistant
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Skills in Employee Relations and Administration are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Service, Data Entry and Microsoft Excel.
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 $15.21 based on 348 salaries. An early career Human Resources (HR) Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.08 based on 2,117 salaries. A mid-career Human Resources (HR) Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.01 based on 464 salaries. An experienced Human Resources (HR) Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.55 based on 336 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $17.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Human Resources (HR) Assistant in their job title in San Diego, California earn an average of 9.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Dallas, Texas (9.0% more) and New York, New York (5.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (6.6% less), Houston, Texas (1.4% less) and Chicago, Illinois (1.3% less).
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