Human Resources Administrative Assistant Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$34,000
$26,000
$34,000
$43,000
Human resources administrative assistants in the United States make an average salary of $34,041 per year or $16.37 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $26,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $43,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Alaska, California, Washington, Virginia, and Maryland provide the highest human resources administrative assistant salaries.
Best Paying Cities
Tacoma, WA
$40,503
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Map of Human Resources Administrative Assistant Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Human Resources Administrative Assistants earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Human Resources Administrative Assistant Salary By Location

If both location and money are important to you, then you might want to check out moving to Alaska, California and Washington, as these three states offer the highest salaries throughout the U.S. for human resources administrative assistants. Quite opposite of that list is the lowest paying states, which are Alabama, Georgia, and Delaware.

Average Human Resources Administrative Assistant Salary By Company

If you want to get paid the most as a human resources administrative assistant, being employed by a company such as Georgia Crown Distributing Co. or United Technologies would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like Kansas City Kansas Public Schools and BJ's Wholesale Club also report highly competitive salaries for human resources administrative assistants.

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Average Human Resources Administrative Assistant Pay By Industry

The salary for a human resources administrative assistant can vary depending on what industry the job is in. The highest salaries for human resources administrative assistants tend to be found in finance, technology, and transportation companies. In fact, human resources administrative assistants can make a yearly salary of $38,134 while working for finance companies.

Industry
Average Salary
Finance
Finance
$38,134
$38k
Technology
Technology
$35,657
$36k
Transportation
Transportation
$34,073
$34k
Health Care
Health Care
$34,033
$34k
Professional
Professional
$33,938
$34k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$33,683
$34k
Retail
Retail
$32,599
$33k
Hospitality
Hospitality
$32,585
$33k

Human Resources Administrative Assistant Salary History

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Human Resources Administrative Assistant Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a human resources administrative assistant can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

Recently Added Human Resources Administrative Assistant Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
HR Administrative Assistant
HR Administrative Assistant
07/11/2020
07/11/2020
$29,218
$29,218
07/11/2020
HR Administrative Assistant (Temporary)
HR Administrative Assistant (Temporary)
07/09/2020
07/09/2020
$35,479
$35,479
07/09/2020
The Hire Firm
The Hire Firm
HR Administrative Assistant
HR Administrative Assistant
HR Administrative Assistant
07/07/2020
07/07/2020
$42,000
$42,000
07/07/2020
Human Resource Administrative Assistant
Human Resource Administrative Assistant
07/03/2020
07/03/2020
$33,392
$33,392
07/03/2020
Human Resources Administrative Assistant
Human Resources Administrative Assistant
06/25/2020
06/25/2020
$40,000
$40,000
06/25/2020
HR Administrative Assistant
HR Administrative Assistant
06/17/2020
06/17/2020
$37,566
$37,566
06/17/2020
HR Administrative Assistant I
HR Administrative Assistant I
06/15/2020
06/15/2020
$41,740
$41,740
06/15/2020
HR Administrative Assistant
HR Administrative Assistant
06/13/2020
06/13/2020
$37,566
$37,566
06/13/2020
HR Administrative Assistant
HR Administrative Assistant
06/05/2020
06/05/2020
$27,757
$27,757
06/05/2020
Child and Family Support Services, Inc.
Child and Family Support Services, Inc.
Human Resources Administrative Assistant
Human Resources Administrative Assistant
Human Resources Administrative Assistant
05/16/2020
05/16/2020
$27,131
$27,131
05/16/2020