Human Resources (HR) Coordinator Salary

Median pay for Human Resources Coordinators in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $45K per year. The range in cash compensation to Human Resources Coordinators (largely between $31K and $56K) includes potential earnings of $5K from bonuses, $4K from profit sharing, and commissions of $7K in exceptional cases. The specific employer is the main element affecting pay for this group — the particular city and years of experience are driving factors as well. Female Human Resources Coordinators far outnumber their male contemporaries among survey respondents. Job satisfaction for Human Resources Coordinators is high. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$34,409 - $59,414
$34K
$45K
$59K
MEDIAN: $45,157
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$14.05 - $23.88
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$18
$24
MEDIAN: $18.20
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$0$59K
Salary $34,409 - $59,414
Bonus $0.00 - $4,978
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $4,941
Commission $0.00 - $5,960
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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$31,264 - $56,496
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 3,447
Hourly Data $0$36
Hourly Rate $14.05 - $23.88
Overtime $21.15 - $36.66
Annual Data $0$56K
Bonus $0.00 - $4,978
Commission $0.00 - $5,960
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $4,941
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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$31,264 - $56,496
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 3,485

Job Description for Human Resources (HR) Coordinator

A human resources (HR) coordinator administers a variety of human resources activities and programs, including those related to staffing, compensation, benefits, training and workplace safety. Staffing duties performed by coordinators including posting job listings to fill vacancies and reviewing resumes or applications to ensure that the basic qualifications are met before passing them on to the hiring team. Additionally, the coordinator answers employee questions about human resources matters such as insurance, payroll, retirement plans, hiring procedures and company policy; referrals are made to specialists when necessary. The job also includes managing new hire orientations, human resources events and open enrollment for benefits such as health insurance. As the position involves handling employees' personal information, the coordinator is expected to maintain proper security for all employee files and follow privacy procedures at all times.

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Human Resources (HR) Coordinator Tasks

  • Administers and maintains HR activities and programs; such as staffing, compensation, benefits, training and safety.
  • Coordinates new hire orientation, HR events, benefits open enrollment and company-wide meetings.
  • Answers employee questions about human resources policies and procedures, and refers to specialist as needed.

Common Career Paths for Human Resources (HR) Coordinator


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As Human Resources Coordinators transition into upper-level roles such as Human Resources Director, they may see a strong upturn in salary. Human Resources Directors earn $80K on average per year. The most common next step for a Human Resources Coordinator is to become a Human Resources Generalist or a Human Resources Manager. The former position pays an additional $6K per year on average, and the latter position pays $18K more per year.

Human Resources (HR) Coordinator Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Human Resources (HR) Coordinator


Dominating the field, Maxim Healthcare Services, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc, Lowe's Home Improvement Inc., H.J. Heinz, and Menard's Incorporated are top firms with a reputation for hiring a great number of Human Resources Coordinators. Heading up the field in terms of compensation, EY (Ernst & Young) offers the most; Human Resources Coordinators earn $49K on average there. Human Resources Coordinators will also find cushy salaries at Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide Inc (+$45K), Marriott International, Inc. (+$45K), and The Boeing Company (+$44K).

Employees of Maxim Healthcare Services can expect to make the least, with the company offering a median salary of $30K; however, pay is widely dispersed from top to bottom, ranging from $25K to $45K. Employees at Lowe's Home Improvement Inc., The Mentor Network, and Hilton Worldwide can also expect below-average earnings of $32K, $32K, and $33K.

Popular Skills for Human Resources (HR) Coordinator


Human Resources Coordinators report using a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Benefits Administration, Human Resources Information System, On-Boarding, and Benefits & Compensation are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Hiring, Office Administration, and Microsoft Word. Those familiar with Human Resources also tend to know Employee Relations, Recruiting, and Benefits Administration.

Pay by Experience Level for Human Resources (HR) Coordinator

Pay by Experience for a Human Resources (HR) Coordinator has a positive trend. An entry-level Human Resources (HR) Coordinator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 4,969 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Human Resources (HR) Coordinator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 1,540 salaries. An experienced Human Resources (HR) Coordinator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 819 salaries. A Human Resources (HR) Coordinator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 196 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $41,861

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

San Francisco offers some of the highest pay in the country for Human Resources Coordinators, 27 percent above the national average. Human Resources Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in Boston (+19 percent), New York (+16 percent), Los Angeles (+15 percent), and Houston (+10 percent). Miami is the lowest-paying area, 9 percent south of the national average.

Human Resources (HR) Coordinator Reviews

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

Human Resources (HR) Coordinator in Milwaukee:
"HR is a Tough Job."
Pros: Helping the employees of the agency feel helped and appreciated.
Cons: I don't particularly care for the tedious tasks, e.g., sending out TB test reminders.

Human Resources (HR) Coordinator in Fullerton:
"Good."
Pros: Not stressful. Good team and boss.
Cons: The politics of the office. Small company.

Human Resources (HR) Coordinator in Sacramento:
"Okay job, not quite a career."
Pros: I like the flexibility of my job, and the times that I am able to get out of the office and meet clients in person. It isn't always the same everyday, and we are constantly learning.
Cons: Certain clients are not the best to work with. Recruiting is fine, but would prefer not to have so many phone screenings.

Human Resources (HR) Coordinator in Washington:
Pros: Interesting industry, upward mobility.
Cons: Vacation, hours per week.

Human Resources (HR) Coordinator in Macon:
"Meeting new employees."
Pros: Meeting new employees.
Cons:

Human Resources (HR) Coordinator in Calverton:
"High stress level, high expectations, result based."
Pros: Dealing with the employees on a day to day basis.
Cons: Unrealistic expectations, no line drawn between personal and business relationship, too much multi-tasking.

Human Resources (HR) Coordinator in Lombard:
"Multi tasking."
Pros: Doing different types of tasks all day.
Cons: Not the most exciting co-workers.

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Key Stats for Human Resources (HR) Coordinator

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 1285 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
4%

Experience Affects Human Resources (HR) Coordinator Salaries

▲14%

▲7%

▲5%

National Average
$42,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Human Resources (HR) Coordinator Salaries



▼0%

National Average
$42,000



Human Resources
▼2%

Applicant Tracking System (ATS) Software
▼2%



▼3%





▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 1285 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
no benefits
None: 17%