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Average Human Resources (HR) Officer Salary

$70,128
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$9,745
Bonus
$2,948
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The average salary for a Human Resources (HR) Officer is $70,128.
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$42k
MEDIAN
$70k
90%
$203k
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$42k - $203k
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$5 - $24k
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What Do Human Resources (HR) Officers Do?

Human Resources (HR) Officer Tasks
  • Manage job postings and applicants and support applicant process
  • Maintain, update, and deliver documentation on personnel
  • Monitor and report on staff employment, performance, training, pay, grievances, leave of absences

Job Satisfaction for Human Resources (HR) Officer

4 out of 5
(86)
Highly Satisfied
83Reviews

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Career Paths

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What Are Popular Skills for Human Resources (HR) Officers?

Skills in Human Resources (HR) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Payroll Administration, Benefits & Compensation, Recruiting and Employee Relations.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Human Resources (HR) Officers?

An entry-level Human Resources (HR) Officer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $50,388 based on 26 salaries. An early career Human Resources (HR) Officer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $52,873 based on 126 salaries. A mid-career Human Resources (HR) Officer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $63,345 based on 109 salaries. An experienced Human Resources (HR) Officer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $84,760 based on 126 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $131,469.
Employees with Human Resources (HR) Officer in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 246.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (220.8% more) and Los Angeles, California (85.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Baltimore, Maryland (22.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 524 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.0%
Early Career
24.0%
Mid Career
20.8%
Experienced
24.0%
Late Career
26.1%