Human Resources (HR) Technician Salary

Human Resources Technicians in the United States can expect to earn an average of $17.53 per hour. Job satisfaction is considered about average by most people in this profession. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. The vast majority of Human Resources Technicians (85 percent) who responded to the survey are women. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$28,699 - $55,955
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MEDIAN: $40,506
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$13.88 - $25.61
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$0$55K
Salary $28,699 - $55,955
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$28,911 - $53,921
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 29
Hourly Data $0$25
Hourly Rate $13.88 - $25.61
Overtime $24.82
Annual Data $0$53K
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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$28,911 - $53,921
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 55

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Job Description for Human Resources (HR) Technician

Human resources (HR) technicians are responsible for the technical aspects of a human resource department, such as recruitment efforts, verifying credentials, and analyzing employee benefit programs. They are in charge of keeping accurate records of certifications, as well as classified information, on behalf of their organization. They must possess strong communication skills to interact with employees and respond to inquiries in a timely manner, and must be well-organized and have excellent problem-solving abilities. They usually report their progress to the human resources director of their company.

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Human Resources (HR) Technician Tasks

  • Assist in vetting, checking references, scheduling and hiring, including recruitment.
  • Enter, reconcile, check and log timesheets and requests about timesheets
  • Draft and edit job descriptions and recruitment bulletins.

Common Career Paths for Human Resources (HR) Technician


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Human Resources Technicians who move on to become Human Resources Generalists may enjoy significant pay raises, as Human Resources Generalists get paid an average of $48K per year.

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Pay by Experience Level for Human Resources (HR) Technician

Pay by Experience for a Human Resources (HR) Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Human Resources (HR) Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 64 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Human Resources (HR) Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 22 salaries. An experienced Human Resources (HR) Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 13 salaries. A Human Resources (HR) Technician 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 5 salaries.

Human Resources (HR) Technician Reviews

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

Human Resources (HR) Technician in San Antonio:
Pros: Leadership Sessions.
Cons: My boss, my position.

Human Resources (HR) Technician in Twentynine Palms:
"Experience."
Pros: This position offers great experience in the HR field.
Cons: The pay.

Human Resources (HR) Technician in Riverside:
Learn as much as you can.

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Key Stats for Human Resources (HR) Technician

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Human Resources (HR) Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲43%

Experienced
▲32%

National Average
$39,000

Mid-Career
▼2%

Entry-Level
▼11%

Skills That Affect Human Resources (HR) Technician Salaries

National Average
$39,000

Benefits Administration
▼7%

Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
▼10%

Payroll Administration
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
no benefits
None: 12%
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