$31,717
Avg. Salary
$14.05
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Human Resources (HR) Clerk is $14.05 per hour.

The average pay for a Human Resources (HR) Clerk is $31,717 per year.

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$10.58
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$14.05
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$18.09
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MEDIAN $14.05
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$21k
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$46k
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MEDIAN $31,717
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MEDIAN: $31,717
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$0$45K
Salary $21,208 - $45,956
Bonus $9.86 - $4,521
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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$21,986 - $40,720
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 81
Hourly Data $0$27
Hourly Rate $10.58 - $18.09
Overtime $15.82 - $27.24
Annual Data $0$40K
Bonus $9.86 - $4,521
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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$21,986 - $40,720
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 390

Job Description for Human Resources (HR) Clerk

The human resources (HR) clerk is responsible for assisting the human resources department with employee hiring, administrative duties, and clerical duties. They are in charge of maintaining human resources records and documentation, creating and distributing human resources procedures, completing data entry tasks, and answering human resources phone calls and emails. Additionally, the human resources clerk is responsible for daily administrative tasks of the human resources department including filing, faxing, copying, and organizing departmental files.

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Common Career Paths for Human Resources (HR) Clerk


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Human Resources Clerks may experience a large salary bump if they progress into a role such as Human Resources Manager. The latter position pays an average of $59K annually. Human Resources Assistants or Human Resources Generalists are common next-step roles for Human Resources Clerks moving up in their careers; annual pay for Human Resources Assistants is $3K higher on average, and it's $17K higher for Human Resources Generalists.

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Popular Skills for Human Resources (HR) Clerk


Survey results imply that Human Resources Clerks deploy a substantial tool kit of skills at work. Most notably, facility with Benefits Administration, Human Resources Information System (HRIS), and Human Resources are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 21 percent, 15 percent, and 7 percent, respectively. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Bilingual and Data Entry. Those educated in Microsoft Excel tend to be well versed in Microsoft Office.

Pay by Experience Level for Human Resources (HR) Clerk

Pay by Experience for a Human Resources (HR) Clerk has a positive trend. An entry-level Human Resources (HR) Clerk with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $29,000 based on 214 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Human Resources (HR) Clerk with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 51 salaries. An experienced Human Resources (HR) Clerk which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 34 salaries. A Human Resources (HR) Clerk with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 5 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

22%

3%

National Average: $30,111

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Livonia offers some of the highest pay in the country for Human Resources Clerks, 22 percent above the national average. Human Resources Clerks will also find cushy salaries in Miami (+12 percent) and Houston (+3 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in San Antonio, 12 percent below the national average.

Human Resources (HR) Clerk Advice

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

Human Resources (HR) Clerk in Fort Worth:
"Employee relations."
Be patient because there are a lot of senarios.

Human Resources (HR) Clerk in Atlanta:
"The details of pay."
Need better pay.

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Key Stats for Human Resources (HR) Clerk

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 85 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
2%

Experience Affects Human Resources (HR) Clerk Salaries

▲19%

Late-Career
▲18%

▲9%

National Average
$30,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Human Resources (HR) Clerk Salaries

Benefits Administration
▲21%

Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
▲15%

Human Resources
▲7%


Payroll Administration
▲1%


National Average
$30,000




▼2%

Data Entry
▼4%

Bilingual
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 85 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
no benefits
None: 31%