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|HR Specialist salaries - 3 salaries reported||£47,323/yr|
|HR Specialist salaries - 3 salaries reported||£42,400/yr|
|HR Specialist salaries - 2 salaries reported||£61,599/yr|
|HR Specialist salaries - 2 salaries reported||£54,878/yr|
|HR Specialist salaries - 2 salaries reported||£55,851/yr|
|HR Specialist salaries - 2 salaries reported||£36,441/yr|
|HR Specialist salaries - 2 salaries reported||£34,730/yr|
|HR Specialist salaries - 1 salaries reported||£32,000/yr|
|HR Specialist salaries - 1 salaries reported||£40,781/yr|
|HR Specialist salaries - 1 salaries reported||£60,149/yr|
|HR Specialist salaries - 1 salaries reported||£27,500/yr|
|HR Specialist salaries - 1 salaries reported||£31,078/yr|
|HR Specialist salaries - 1 salaries reported||£45,249/yr|
|HR Specialist salaries - 1 salaries reported||£41,949/yr|
|HR Specialist salaries - 1 salaries reported||£43,112/yr|
|HR Specialist salaries - 1 salaries reported||£33,094/yr|
|HR Specialist salaries - 1 salaries reported||£39,580/yr|
|HR Specialist salaries - 1 salaries reported||£40,000/yr|
|HR Specialist salaries - 1 salaries reported||£26,002/yr|
|HR Specialist salaries - 1 salaries reported||£29,400/yr|
The average salary for a HR Specialist is £45,803 per year in United Kingdom. Salaries estimates are based on 105 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a HR Specialist employees in United Kingdom.
The highest salary for a HR Specialist in United Kingdom is £56,741 per year.
The lowest salary for a HR Specialist in United Kingdom is £37,222 per year.
There are various ways for HR specialists to increase their earning potential and enhance their value to employers. Specialising in a specific area of HR, such as employee relations, contracts, or talent management, can help demonstrate a high level of expertise and result in a higher salary. Consider pursuing professional certifications, such as the Chartered Membership of CIPD, as this will significantly boost your profile and help you progress in your career as well as offering professional development opportunities.
HR specialists with strong leadership and management skills can land promotions to more senior positions and command higher salaries. It may be worth researching the market because there will be greater potential in large companies with bigger HR departments to access higher-paying positions. Postgraduate qualifications such as a master's in HR, can provide a competitive edge and move you into higher-level roles faster.
Negotiating a higher salary can be a challenging task, but there are a few strategies worth bearing in mind for successful negotiation.
Before approaching your employer about salary, it's important to research industry standards, company policies, and comparable HR specialist jobs to determine the going rate for your experience and skills. This will help you make a strong case for a higher salary based on market value.
During the negotiation, be prepared to discuss specific accomplishments and contributions you've made to the company. This could include cost savings, improved retention rates, successful recruitment efforts, or leading a cohesive team. This demonstrates the value you bring to the company and justifies a higher salary.
Remember to highlight your qualifications and areas of expertise too, and If the company is unable to offer a higher salary, consider negotiating for additional benefits such as extra holidays or flexible work arrangements.
About 73.33% of HR Specialist professionals feel satisfied with their salary, according to anonymous Glassdoor ratings. An additional £2,935 in potential pay per year, among other factors, can qualify the annual pay of a HR Specialist in United Kingdom as a good salary.
HR Specialist professionals in United Kingdom have a wide total pay range, between £31,021 and £69,310 depending on experience, with an estimated total pay of £45,803 following the average career path of a HR Specialist.