Human Resources Information Systems Specialist (HRIS) Salary

Human Resources Information Systems Specialists in the United States can expect wages of $56K per year on average. Residence and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Female Human Resources Information Systems Specialists make up most of the survey respondents at 71 percent. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Human Resources Information Systems Specialists. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$40,399 - $87,580
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$88K
MEDIAN: $56,609
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$15.82 - $25.51
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$0$87K
Salary $40,399 - $87,580
Bonus $0.00 - $6,040
Profit Sharing $3,800
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$38,631 - $82,295
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 150
Hourly Data $0$36
Hourly Rate $15.82 - $25.51
Overtime $26.63 - $36.89
Annual Data $0$82K
Bonus $0.00 - $6,040
Profit Sharing $3,800
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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$38,631 - $82,295
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 57

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Job Description for Human Resources Information Systems Specialist (HRIS)

Human resources information systems (HRIS) specialists are responsible for implementing and maintaining human resource information management systems for their organization. They are in charge of providing advisory services and guidance to management regarding system requirements based on company resources and needs. One of their main responsibilities includes giving technical guidance and direction to administrative, technical, and clerical staff on the operation and maintenance of the human resources data systems.

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Human Resources Information Systems Specialist (HRIS) Tasks

  • Prepare, maintain and update employee data for the HR information system.
  • May assist in maintenance, troubleshooting and design of HRIS and other human resources computer applications and systems.
  • Process and maintain periodic reports of employee record data, develop adhoc reports.

Common Career Paths for Human Resources Information Systems Specialist (HRIS)


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There are some Human Resources Information Systems Specialists — though it's uncommon — that transition into Human Resources Information Systems Managers, where earnings are an average $83K annually. The most common next step for a Human Resources Information Systems Specialist is to become a Human Resources Information Systems Analyst or a Human Resources Manager. The former position pays an additional $7K per year on average, and the latter position pays $6K more per year.

Human Resources Information Systems Specialist (HRIS) Job Listings

Popular Skills for Human Resources Information Systems Specialist (HRIS)


Survey respondents exploit a significant toolbox of skills in their work. Most notably, facility with Project Management, SQL, and Oracle are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 31 percent, 21 percent, and 14 percent, respectively. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking, HTML, and Windows Operating System General Use. Most people skilled in Human Resources Information System are similarly competent in Microsoft Office.

Pay by Experience Level for Human Resources Information Systems Specialist (HRIS)

Pay by Experience for a Human Resources Information Systems Specialist (HRIS) has a positive trend. An entry-level Human Resources Information Systems Specialist (HRIS) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 131 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Human Resources Information Systems Specialist (HRIS) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 87 salaries. An experienced Human Resources Information Systems Specialist (HRIS) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $66,000 based on 66 salaries. A Human Resources Information Systems Specialist (HRIS) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 18 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $53,027

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

For Human Resources Information Systems Specialists, busy Chicago offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 41 percent above the national average. Human Resources Information Systems Specialists will also find cushy salaries in New York (+39 percent), Washington (+37 percent), Dallas (+30 percent), and Boston (+10 percent).

Human Resources Information Systems Specialist (HRIS) Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Human Resources Information Systems Specialist (HRIS)?

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Key Stats for Human Resources Information Systems Specialist (HRIS)

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Human Resources Information Systems Specialist (HRIS) Salaries

▲25%

▲19%

▲15%

National Average
$53,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Human Resources Information Systems Specialist (HRIS) Salaries


SQL
▲21%

▲13%




Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
▼0%

National Average
$53,000


ADP Human Resources System
▼3%

Database Management & Reporting
▼5%



HTML
▼13%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
no benefits
None: 11%
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