Consultant, Human Resources (HR) with Benefits & Compensation Skills Salary

A big portion of take-home pay for Human Resources Consultants with Benefits & Compensation skills — just over two-fifths, in fact — arrives through commissions. This profession's median overall income is approximately $78K. While geography and the individual firm impact pay for this group, career duration is the most influential factor. The majority of Human Resources Consultants with Benefits & Compensation skills claim high levels of job satisfaction. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 58 percent. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — about a fourth lack coverage. On the flip side, a strong majority have medical insurance and the larger part receive dental plans. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$50,424 - $122,319
(Median)
$50K
$74K
$120K
MEDIAN: $73,916
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$16.78 - $100.50
(Median)
$17
$38
$100
MEDIAN: $37.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$50,424 - $122,319  
   
Bonus
$2,010 - $25,639  
Profit Sharing
$1,100  
Commission
$33,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$48,739 - $161,091  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 167
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$16.78 - $100.50  
   
Overtime
$36.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$2,010 - $25,639  
   
Commission
$33,000  
Profit Sharing
$1,100  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$48,739 - $161,091  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 51
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Pay by Experience Level for Consultant, Human Resources (HR)

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $65K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $77K on average. Human Resources Consultants with Benefits & Compensation skills who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $84K. Deeply experienced professionals who boast more than 20 years of experience haul in an ample $127K on average.

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Experience Affects Consultant, Human Resources (HR) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 64%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

National Average
$78,000

Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
medical benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 24%
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