Salary for Human Resources Assistants (not including Payroll and Timekeeping)

Also known as:  Employment Clerk, HR Clerk, Personnel Clerk

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Human Resources Assistants, except Payroll and Timekeeping compile records in the personnel department. They record data for all employees, including their name, address, weekly earnings, sales and production revenue, date of hire, date of termination and many other important details. It is the Human Resources Assistants job to ensure that policies, benefits and procedures of the company are known as well to employees and they are being met. If there are questions the answers must be provided. A college degree is required to work as a Human Resources Assistant, except Payroll and Timekeeping.

A Human Resources Assistant usually receives a compensation in a range of $30,040 to $61,430 depending on tenure and industry expertise. Human Resources Assistants usually get a salary of fourty-four thousand one hundred and seventy dollars per annum.

Human Resources Assistants are compensated at the highest average salary in District of Columbia, where they get an average salary rate of close to $57,320. People in this job function are compensated the highest in Utilities, where they can earn pay of $56,950.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 32.61 percent nationwide in that time.

INDUSTRIES

Human Resources Assistants (not including Payroll and Timekeeping) tend to make the most in the following industries:

Utilities
$56,950
Information
$50,310
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$47,570
Public Administration
$47,240
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$46,200
Finance and Insurance
$45,930

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Accommodation and Food Services
$38,970
Retail Trade
$39,630
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
$40,820
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
$41,130
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$41,700
Health Care and Social Assistance
$42,390