What does a Human Resources Administration do?

As an HR Administrator, you are responsible for the HR functions for the organization. You will provide guidance on the employee lifecycle including developing training opportunities. You will oversee employee benefits, payroll and performance management. You will champion the organization's diversity and inclusion program

An ideal candidate will have 3 years of HR experience and have a bachelor's degree in Human Resource Management or related field and a PHR or SPHR certification. You need to be proficient with HRIS and have experience with hiring wage employees, training and development programs, conducting performance management and investigations.

What responsibilities are common for Human Resources Administration jobs?
  • Oversee organizations diversity awareness program
  • Mentor managers on employee development best practices
  • Responsible for administering performance management program
  • Advise leadership on hiring and terminations
  • Oversee payroll, employee benefits and FMLA
  • Provide guidance on employee behavior and conflict resolution
  • Conduct investigations in response to employee complaints
  • Provide training and development opportunities
What are the typical qualifications for Human Resources Administration jobs?
  • PHR, SPHR or other HR certification, required
  • Master's degree in Human Resource Management or related field, required
  • 3+ years of HR experience
  • Proficiency with HRIS
  • Experience hiring hourly employees
  • Demonstrated ability with training and development programs
  • Adept with performance management and investigations
  • Proficiency with employee relations and EEO
  • Skilled in employee benefits administration
EducationBachelor's Degree
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3.6 ★
Avg. Experience2-4 years

How much does a Human Resources Administration make near United States?

$69,584 /yr
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Human Resources Administration Career Path

Learn how to become a Human Resources Administration, what skills and education you need to succeed, and what level of pay to expect at each step on your career path.

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Human Resources Administration Insights

Read what Human Resources Administration professionals have to say about their job experiences and view top companies for this career.
HR Benefits Administrator
Jan 5, 2023

“Majority of the individuals that work here are really personable and great to work with.”

Senior Human Resources Administrator
Feb 8, 2022

“Salary if great if you do the full 4 year compensation circle and the stock value remains stable.”

HR Administrator
Jan 3, 2023

“The people are great to work with and I enjoy coming to work every day!”

Granules PharmaceuticalsGranules Pharmaceuticals
HR Administrator
Aug 30, 2022

“The best things I love is working in Human Resources and my for my boss.”

Department Administrator
Oct 31, 2022

“This place is full of life and it was really amazing to work with diverse cultures.”

DICK'S Sporting GoodsDICK'S Sporting Goods
Human Resources Administrator
Mar 4, 2022

“She was the only great person at that company that was great to work with.”

B. BraunB. Braun
HR Administrator
Jun 12, 2023

“Local Offices filled with the best people always willing to support you with your job.”

Human Resources Administrator
Jul 14, 2021

“This is the best place if you want to start your career or advance it.”

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Human Resources Administration Interviews

Frequently asked questions about the roles and responsibilities of a Human Resources Administration

When working as a Human Resources Administration, the most common skills you will need to perform your job and for career success are Excellent Communication, Microsoft Office Suite, Written Communication, MS Office, and Outlook.

The most similar professions to Human Resources Administration are:
  • HR Manager
  • HR Consultant
  • HR Generalist
  • HR Business Partner

The most common qualifications to become a Human Resources Administration include a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree and an average of 0 - 1 years of experience not including years spent in education and/or training.

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