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How much does a Human Resources Specialist make?

Updated Nov 28, 2021

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Experience

$55,008 /yr
Average Base Pay

7,072 salaries

$36K

Low

$55K

Average

$85K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Human Resources Specialist is $55,008 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Human Resources Specialist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 7072 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Human Resources Specialist employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
HR Specialist$57,404 /yr
L3
Senior HR Specialist$72,906 /yr
L4
HR Specialist IV$81,740 /yr
Career Path

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$63,117

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$82,521

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$61,153

per year

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$81,185

per year

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US Army
3.8

US Army

Human Resources Specialist

$42,571

 /yr
Range: $20K - $106K
1,479 salaries
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$20K

$106K

$19,797 - $106,221 Range

US Department of Veterans Affairs
3.7

US Department of Veterans Affairs

Human Resources Specialist

$75,316

 /yr
Range: $49K - $116K

$49K

$116K

$48,806 - $116,143 Range

Army National Guard
4.1

Army National Guard

Human Resources Specialist - Monthly

$2,068

 /mo
Range: $2K - $9K

$2K

$9K

$2,068 - $8,918 Range

US Air Force
4.1

US Air Force

Human Resources Specialist

$59,131

 /yr
Range: $32K - $93K

$32K

$93K

$32,008 - $92,676 Range

US Navy
3.8

US Navy

Human Resources Specialist

$69,152

 /yr
Range: $41K - $112K

$41K

$112K

$40,766 - $111,899 Range

US Department of Defense
4

US Department of Defense

Human Resources Specialist

$72,852

 /yr
Range: $31K - $126K

$31K

$126K

$31,153 - $125,527 Range

Target
3.7

Target

Human Resources Specialist

$52,556

 /yr
Range: $22K - $70K

$22K

$70K

$22,406 - $70,000 Range

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US Department of the Interior
3.9

US Department of the Interior

Human Resources Specialist

$92,695

 /yr
Range: $60K - $132K

$60K

$132K

$59,764 - $131,768 Range

Amazon
3.7

Amazon

Human Resources Specialist

$75,012

 /yr
Range: $53K - $121K

$53K

$121K

$52,500 - $121,426 Range

Aerotek
3.5

Aerotek

Human Resources Specialist

$63,839

 /yr
Range: $32K - $84K

$32K

$84K

$32,008 - $84,289 Range

Walmart
3.3

Walmart

Human Resources Specialist - Hourly

$23

 /hr
Range: $16 - $25

$16

$25

$16 - $25 Range

EY
3.9

EY

Human Resources Specialist

$107,280

 /yr
Range: $75K - $154K

$75K

$154K

$75,096 - $153,916 Range

UPS
3.5

UPS

Human Resources Specialist

$51,915

 /yr
Range: $42K - $86K

$42K

$86K

$42,316 - $86,422 Range

United States Federal Government
4.1

United States Federal Government

Human Resources Specialist

$81,931

 /yr
Range: $46K - $126K

$46K

$126K

$46,083 - $125,839 Range

Insperity
4.1

Insperity

Human Resources Specialist

$75,408

 /yr
Range: $61K - $94K

$61K

$94K

$61,464 - $94,154 Range

Aramark
3.4

Aramark

Human Resources Specialist

$52,500

 /yr
Range: $38K - $65K

$38K

$65K

$38,204 - $64,626 Range

US Forest Service
3.9

US Forest Service

Human Resources Specialist

$100,695

 /yr
Range: $59K - $125K

$59K

$125K

$59,003 - $124,697 Range

Wells Fargo
3.6

Wells Fargo

Human Resources Specialist - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $16 - $39

$16

$39

$16 - $39 Range

Accenture
4.1

Accenture

Human Resources Specialist

$87,175

 /yr
Range: $33K - $121K

$33K

$121K

$32,561 - $120,800 Range

U.S. Army Reserve
4.1

U.S. Army Reserve

Human Resources Specialist

$44,812

 /yr
Range: $25K - $68K

$25K

$68K

$24,736 - $67,976 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Human Resources Specialist salaries

The national average salary for a Human Resources Specialist is $55,008 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Human Resources Specialist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 7072 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Human Resources Specialist employees.

The highest salary for a Human Resources Specialist in United States is $84,773 per year.

The lowest salary for a Human Resources Specialist in United States is $35,693 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Human Resources Specialist or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Human Resources Specialist.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent human resources specialist salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$20
hourly
A Personnel Specialist in the Sacramento, CA Area area reported making $20 per hour
Job Highlights
Sacramento, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Franchise
$70,418
per year
A Human Resources Specialist in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $70,418 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$100,200
per year
A Human Resources Specialist in the Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area reported making $100,200 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
$51,000
per year
A Human Resources Specialist in the Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area reported making $51,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$55,000
per year
A Human Resources Specialist in the Richmond, VA Area area reported making $55,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Richmond, VA Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$5,400
monthly
A Human Resources Specialist in the Elizabethtown, KY Area area reported making $5,400 per month
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Elizabethtown, KY Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
$59,571
per year
A Human Resources Specialist in the Sacramento, CA Area area reported making $59,571 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Sacramento, CA Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
School / School District
$56,000
per year
A Human Resources Specialist (HR Specialist) in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $56,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Seattle, WA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$20
hourly
An Onboarding Specialist in the Chico, CA Area area reported making $20 per hour
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Chico, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$57,000
per year
An Onboarding Specialist in the Portland, OR Area area reported making $57,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Portland, OR Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
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