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
3.7 ★
Salary Range--
Career Opportunity
3.6 ★
Avg. Experience2-4 years

HR Administrator Salaries near United Kingdom

Average Base Pay

£27,711 /yr
Not including cash compensation
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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.

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Years of Experience Distribution

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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.
HR Benefits Administrator
5 Jan 2023

“Majority of the individuals that work here are really personable and great to work with.”

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.”

HR Administrator
3 Jan 2023

“The people are great to work with and I enjoy coming to work every day!”

Granules PharmaceuticalsGranules Pharmaceuticals
HR Administrator
30 Aug 2022

“The best things I love is working in Human Resources and my for my boss.”

Department Administrator
31 Oct 2022

“This place is full of life and it was really amazing to work with diverse cultures.”

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.”

B. BraunB. Braun
HR Administrator
12 Jun 2023

“Local Offices filled with the best people always willing to support you with your job.”

Human Resources Administrator
14 Jul 2021

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

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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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