$48,326
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$2,147

Profit Sharing

$1,017

A Human Resources (HR) Specialist with Microsoft Excel skills earns an average salary of $47,317 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$35,511 - $69,099
$36K
$48K
$69K
MEDIAN: $48,326
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$13.86 - $24.44
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$0$69K
Salary $35,511 - $69,099
Bonus $748 - $6,000
Profit Sharing $495 - $6,040
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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$32,371 - $64,768
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 952
Hourly Data $0$39
Hourly Rate $13.86 - $24.44
Overtime $20.63 - $39.09
Annual Data $0$64K
Bonus $748 - $6,000
Profit Sharing $495 - $6,040
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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$32,371 - $64,768
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 607

Job Description for Human Resources (HR) Specialist

A human resources (HR) specialist is responsible to various tasks within the HR department. Working under an HR manager, the HR specialist focuses on a specific task or role such as payroll, benefits, training, compensation, recruiting, and customer service for employees. The HR specialist assists with daily operations of the HR department, which typically includes being the first point of contact for employees. Duties include answering general employee questions, data entry into payroll and HR systems, and administering health benefit plans. This position is in charge of timely submission of employee-related paperwork.

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Human Resources (HR) Specialist Tasks

  • Answer employee questions about policy and procedures, and refers to specialist as needed.
  • Supports and maintains HR activities and programs; such as staffing, compensation, benefits, training and safety.
  • Coordinate and administer employee compensation, training and benefit programs; including communications.
  • Coordinate projects, such as; new hire orientation, HR events, benefits open enrollment and company-wide meetings.
  • Supports HR activities and programs; such as staffing, compensation, benefits, training and safety.

Human Resources (HR) Specialist Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Human Resources (HR) Specialist

Pay by Experience for a Human Resources (HR) Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Human Resources (HR) Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 514 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Human Resources (HR) Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 230 salaries. An experienced Human Resources (HR) Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 130 salaries. A Human Resources (HR) Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 54 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $44,285

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Key Stats for Human Resources (HR) Specialist

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 342 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Human Resources (HR) Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
▲26%

Experienced
▲8%

▲5%

National Average
$44,000

▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 342 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 12%