HR Specialist salary in Seattle

Average Base Salary in Seattle

$85,108
$8,343
Additional Cash Compensation
$93,451
Total Compensation
Median: 72,000
Min: $55K
Max: $150K

How Much Does a HR Specialist Make in Seattle?

The average salary for a HR Specialist in Seattle is $85,108. The average additional cash compensation for a HR Specialist in Seattle is $8,343. The average total compensation for a HR Specialist in Seattle is $93,451. HR Specialist salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In from anonymous HR Specialist employees in Seattle.

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Total number of Tech companies in Seattle
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HR Specialist Salary ranges

The most common HR Specialist salary in Seattle is between $80k - $90k.

Average HR Specialist Salary by Company Size

People with the job title HR Specialist make the most at companies with 501-1,000 employees, earning $90,333 on average.

HR Specialist Salary by gender

The average HR Specialist salary for women is $82,100 and the average HR Specialist salary for men is $106,000.

HR Specialist Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a HR Specialist with 7+ years of experience is $118,750. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $63,500.

Average HR + Recruiting salaries in Seattle

Job TitleAverage SalarySalary Range
HR Coordinator$58,154
Min: $45K
Max: $77K
Recruiter$81,759
Min: $55K
Max: $145K
HR Specialist$85,108
Min: $55K
Max: $150K
HR Manager$104,482
Min: $75K
Max: $170K
Technical Recruiter$109,064
Min: $62K
Max: $155K
Senior Recruiter$122,145
Min: $48K
Max: $185K
HR Director$144,963
Min: $85K
Max: $190K
Vice President of Talent Acquisition$176,250
Min: $140K
Max: $230K
Vice President of People$190,286
Min: $150K
Max: $235K
Chief People Officer$203,500
Min: $150K
Max: $275K
Vice President of Human Resources$250,000
Min: $210K
Max: $290K

Skills that affect HR Specialist salaries in Seattle

1
HR Operations
5% have this skill
2
Onboarding
5% have this skill
3
Full Cycle Recruiting
4% have this skill
4
Administrative Support
4% have this skill
5
Talent Strategy
4% have this skill
6
Policy and Process Development
4% have this skill

Recent HR Specialist salaries in Seattle

$80,000
Yearly Salary
A Recruiting Ops Specialist reported a yearly salary of $80,000 with +$8,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Seattle
$70,000
Yearly Salary
A HR Generalist reported a yearly salary of $70,000 with +$8,400 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
1,000+ Employees
Seattle
$70,000
Yearly Salary
A People Operations Specialist reported a yearly salary of $70,000 with +$4,900 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
1,000+ Employees
Seattle
$140,000
Yearly Salary
A HR Specialist reported a yearly salary of $140,000 with +$21,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
501-1,000 Employees
Seattle
$97,500
Yearly Salary
A HR Specialist reported a yearly salary of $97,500 with +$13,100 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
51-200 Employees
Seattle
$150,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior HRBP reported a yearly salary of $150,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
1,000+ Employees
Seattle
$63,000
Yearly Salary
A HR Specialist reported a yearly salary of $63,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Seattle
$67,800
Yearly Salary
A HR Generalist I reported a yearly salary of $67,800
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
1,000+ Employees
Seattle
$72,000
Yearly Salary
A HR Operations Specialist reported a yearly salary of $72,000
< 1 Year of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Seattle
$80,000
Yearly Salary
A HR Specialist reported a yearly salary of $80,000 with +$3,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Seattle
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