Human Resources Specialists

Human resources specialists recruit, screen, interview, and place workers. They often handle other human resources work, such as those related to employee relations, compensation and benefits, and training.

$60,350

Median US Salary

Bachelor's degree

Minimum education requirement

Outlook for Human Resources Specialists

Currently employed

553,950

In the U.S. Total

Job Growth

7%

2016 - 2026 growth rate

Jobs added

10,000 to 49,999

Estimated over the next 10 years

Median Salary by State for Human Resources Specialists

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10 Highest Paying States

(Median salary)

District of Columbia $93,010

Virginia $70,840

Maryland $70,210

New Jersey $69,300

California $69,180

New York $68,030

Rhode Island $67,440

Alaska $66,990

Massachusetts $66,460

Colorado $64,190

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Maxxing your 401k as Human Resources Specialists

All numbers based on median salary

% to Max 401k

31.5%

Per paycheck

$731.16

Bi-Weekly Pay Period

Gross Income $2,321.15
Pre Tax Retirement $731.16
Before Taxes $1,589.99
Taxes $477.00
Take Home $1,112.99

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