What does a HR Administrator 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 HR Administrator 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 HR Administrator 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
Work/Life Balance
3.8 ★
Salary Range--
Career Opportunity
3.6 ★
Avg. Experience2-4 years

HR Administrator Salaries

Average Base Pay

€31,726 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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€26K
Median: €32K
€40K
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HR Administrator Career Path

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

L1
HR Administrator Intern
No Salary Reports
L2
HR Administrator
€31,726/yr
L3
HR Administrator III
No Salary Reports
L2

Average Years of Experience

0 - 1
42%
2 - 4
44%
5 - 7
3%
8+
11%
Not including years spent in education and/or training
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HR Administrator Insights

Read what HR Administrator professionals have to say about their job experiences and view top companies for this career.
AmazonAmazon
Senior Human Resources Administrator
8 Feb 2022

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

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

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

Al Khaja Group
Human Resources Administrator
17 Jul 2020

“Al Khaja is a Group of company so will get good opportunity for career growth.”

UG2UG2
Human Resources Administrator
14 Jul 2021

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

Right at HomeRight at Home
Human Resources Administrator
11 Aug 2020

“I enjoy the benefits of having a flexible schedule and would recommend Right at Home to anyone looking for a rewarding career.”

AnchorAnchor
Apprentice Human Resources Administrator
7 Mar 2022

“The training programme i receive is enjoyable and keeps me motivated to get to my goal which is to pass my apprenticeship.”

BHPBHP
Human Resources Administrator
14 Jun 2021

“No career progression and not D&i”

St. Patrick’s Mental Health ServicesSt. Patrick’s Mental Health Services
Junior Human Resources Administrator
9 Jul 2020

“It was a lovely role as i was able to get a feel for what my future in HR would be like.”

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HR Administrator Interviews

Frequently asked questions about the role and responsibilities of a HR Administrator

When working as a HR Administrator, 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 HR Administrator are:
  • HR Manager
  • HR Consultant
  • HR Generalist
  • Hr Business Partner

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

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