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Human Resources Operations Specialist

Human Resources Operations Specialist Salary

  Annual Salary Monthly Pay Weekly Pay Hourly Wage
Top Earners $87,000 $7,250 $1,673 $42
75th Percentile $73,500 $6,125 $1,413 $35
Average $58,447 $4,870 $1,123 $28
25th Percentile $38,500 $3,208 $740 $19
$23,500 - $31,999
12% of jobs
$38,500 is the 25th percentile. Salaries below this are outliers.
$32,000 - $40,499
15% of jobs
$40,500 - $48,999
18% of jobs
$49,000 - $57,499
14% of jobs
The average salary is $58,447 a year
$57,500 - $65,999
10% of jobs
$73,500 is the 75th percentile. Salaries above this are outliers.
$66,000 - $74,499
6% of jobs
$74,500 - $82,999
11% of jobs
$87,000 is the 90th percentile. Salaries above this are outliers.
$83,000 - $91,499
4% of jobs
$91,500 - $99,999
1% of jobs
$100,000 - $108,499
1% of jobs
$108,500 - $117,000
0% of jobs

National Average

$23,500 $58,447/year $28/hour $117,000
Human Resources Operations Specialist Salary Comparison by Location
Nationwide
United States
$58,447
$4,870
$1,123
$28
Chicago, IL
$59,831
$4,986
$1,151
$29

As of Nov 19, 2020, the average annual pay for a Human Resources Operations Specialist in the United States is $58,447 a year.

Just in case you need a simple salary calculator, that works out to be approximately $28.10 an hour. This is the equivalent of $1,124/week or $4,871/month.

While ZipRecruiter is seeing annual salaries as high as $117,000 and as low as $23,500, the majority of Human Resources Operations Specialist salaries currently range between $38,500 (25th percentile) to $73,500 (75th percentile) with top earners (90th percentile) making $87,000 annually across the United States. The average pay range for a Human Resources Operations Specialist varies greatly (by as much as $35,000), which suggests there may be many opportunities for advancement and increased pay based on skill level, location and years of experience.

Based on recent job postings on ZipRecruiter, the Human Resources Operations Specialist job market in both Chicago, IL and the surrounding area is very active. A Human Resources Operations Specialist in your area makes on average $59,831 per year, or $1,384 (2%) more than the national average annual salary of $58,447. ranks number 1 out of 50 states nationwide for Human Resources Operations Specialist salaries.

To estimate the most accurate annual salary range for Human Resources Operations Specialist jobs, ZipRecruiter continuously scans its database of millions of active jobs published locally throughout America.

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Top 10 Highest Paying Cities for Human Resources Operations Specialist Jobs

We’ve identified 10 cities where the typical salary for a Human Resources Operations Specialist job is above the national average. Topping the list is San Mateo, CA, with Juneau, AK and Boston, MA close behind in the second and third positions. Boston, MA beats the national average by $9,903 (15.6%), and San Mateo, CA furthers that trend with another $11,171 (17.4%) above the $58,447 average.

Significantly, San Mateo, CA has a very active Human Resources Operations Specialist job market as there are several companies currently hiring for this type of role.

With these 10 cities having average salaries higher than the national average, the opportunities for economic advancement by changing locations as a Human Resources Operations Specialist appears to be exceedingly fruitful.

Finally, another factor to consider is the average salary for these top ten cities varies very little at 6% between San Mateo, CA and Richmond, CA, reinforcing the limited potential for much wage advancement. The possibility of a lower cost of living may be the best factor to use when considering location and salary for a Human Resources Operations Specialist role.

CityAnnual SalaryMonthly PayWeekly PayHourly Wage
San Mateo, CA$69,619$5,802$1,339$33.47
Juneau, AK$68,513$5,709$1,318$32.94
Boston, MA$68,351$5,696$1,314$32.86
Santa Monica, CA$67,474$5,623$1,298$32.44
Renton, WA$67,242$5,604$1,293$32.33
Berkeley, CA$67,084$5,590$1,290$32.25
Daly City, CA$66,896$5,575$1,286$32.16
Queens, NY$66,406$5,534$1,277$31.93
Lowell, MA$66,183$5,515$1,273$31.82
Richmond, CA$65,505$5,459$1,260$31.49

Top 5 Best Paying Related Human Resources Operations Specialist Jobs in the U.S.

We found at least five jobs related to the Human Resources Operations Specialist job category that pay more per year than a typical Human Resources Operations Specialist salary. Top examples of these roles include: VP of Human Resources, Vice President of Human Resources, and Senior HR Director.

However, these example jobs are paid fairly similarly to Human Resources Operations Specialist jobs, with a range of just $58,614 (66.8%) to $99,498 (92.0%) more than the average Human Resources Operations Specialist salary of $58,447.

Job TitleAnnual SalaryMonthly PayWeekly PayHourly Wage
Vice President of Human Resources$157,945$13,162$3,037$75.94
VP of Human Resources$157,945$13,162$3,037$75.94
Senior HR Director$132,300$11,025$2,544$63.61
Global Human Resources Director$123,839$10,320$2,382$59.54
Head Of HR$117,061$9,755$2,251$56.28
About Our Data
ZipRecruiter salary estimates, histograms, trends and comparisons are derived from both employer job postings and third party data sources.
Data used to develop this report includes ADP data. ADP is an exclusive provider of employee payroll data for ZipRecruiter.

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