Human Resources Analyst Salary

Human Resources Analysts in the United States take home approximately $56K annually on average. Final cash compensation to Human Resources Analysts varies from around $40K to approximately $77K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $7K and $14K, respectively. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Most enjoy medical and dental coverage in this occupation, and a strong majority get vision benefits. Women make up the majority of Human Resources Analysts (68 percent) who completed the questionnaire. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$41,401 - $76,571
$41K
$57K
$77K
MEDIAN: $57,250
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50%
90%

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$15.69 - $33.52
$16
$22
$34
MEDIAN: $22.22
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$0$77K
Salary $41,401 - $76,571
Bonus $0.00 - $7,054
Profit Sharing $493 - $14,191
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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$40,060 - $77,926
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 595
Hourly Data $0$49
Hourly Rate $15.69 - $33.52
Overtime $19.73 - $49.22
Annual Data $0$77K
Bonus $0.00 - $7,054
Profit Sharing $493 - $14,191
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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$40,060 - $77,926
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 114

Job Description for Human Resources Analyst

A human resource analyst uses various techniques and computer programs to analyze data related to their organization's human resources department. They collect, analyze, and use this data to provide management with valuable information on how to attract better candidates, how to better motivate current employees, how to address current staffing issues, and how to meet laws and regulations related to staffing.

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Human Resources Analyst Tasks

  • Administer human resources functions, such as recruitment, reviews, compensation studies, leave and benefits administration.
  • May assist with payroll administration.
  • Review, interpret and recommend changes to human resources policies.
  • Collect and analyze human resources data; track trends and developments in employee analyses.

Common Career Paths for Human Resources Analyst


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Human Resources Analysts may experience a large salary bump if they progress into a role such as Human Resources Director. The latter position pays an average of $80K annually. The most common promotion for Human Resources Analysts is Human Resources Manager, a position that typically pays $59K annually. Another standard transition for Human Resources Analysts seeking advancement is to assume a Human Resources Generalist role, where pay is often $48K.

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Popular Skills for Human Resources Analyst


Survey results imply that Human Resources Analysts deploy a substantial tool kit of skills at work. Most notably, skills in Powerpoint, Microsoft Access, Project Management, and Data Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include HTML, Recruiting, and Employee Relations. Most people who know Data Analysis also know Human Resources Information System (HRIS) and Microsoft Office. Most people experienced in Microsoft Excel also know Microsoft Office and Human Resources Information System (HRIS).

Pay by Experience Level for Human Resources Analyst

Pay by Experience for a Human Resources Analyst has a positive trend. An entry-level Human Resources Analyst with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 454 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Human Resources Analyst with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 200 salaries. An experienced Human Resources Analyst which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 101 salaries. A Human Resources Analyst with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $74,000 based on 24 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $56,394

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

Washington offers some of the highest pay in the country for Human Resources Analysts, 42 percent above the national average. Human Resources Analysts can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Los Angeles (+25 percent), San Francisco (+24 percent), Dallas (+20 percent), and Irvine (+17 percent). Human Resources Analysts in Nashville earn salaries far below the national average by 26 percent, proving that geography overwhelmingly affects the pay scale for those in this field. Salt Lake City and Charlotte are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 16 percent lower and 7 percent lower, respectively.

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Key Stats for Human Resources Analyst

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 135 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
4%

Experience Affects Human Resources Analyst Salaries

▲31%

▲9%

▲4%

National Average
$56,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Human Resources Analyst Salaries

▲5%




National Average
$56,000




Benefits & Compensation
▼2%


Microsoft Word
▼3%

Oracle
▼3%



▼6%

HTML
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 135 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 76%
no benefits
None: 11%