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

On average, commissions constitute a fair portion (just over two-fifths) of final income for Human Resources Consultants with Benefits & Compensation skills. That final number averages out to $79K across the industry. The most important factor affecting compensation for this group is residence, followed by the specific employer and tenure. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, roughly a fourth are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a strong majority and dental insurance is reported by more than half. Most Human Resources Consultants with Benefits & Compensation skills like their work and job satisfaction is high. Women make up the majority of Human Resources Consultants with Benefits & Compensation skills (60 percent) who completed the questionnaire. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$49,002 - $121,242
$49K
$76K
$120K
MEDIAN: $75,614
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$16.20 - $99.33
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MEDIAN: $38.53
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$49,002 - $121,242  
   
Bonus
$1,996 - $29,590  
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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$44,477 - $159,071  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 157
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$34$68$102
Hourly Rate
$16.20 - $99.33  
   
Overtime
$28.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$1,996 - $29,590  
   
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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$44,477 - $159,071  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 48

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For Human Resources Consultants with Benefits & Compensation skills, comfortable salaries can be found at Mercer LLC; in fact, average earnings are around $122K, the highest in the area, though the difference in the company's lowest and highest employee paychecks ($69K versus $229K) is great.

Pay by Experience Level for Consultant, Human Resources (HR)

Pay by Experience for a Consultant, Human Resources (HR) has a positive trend. An entry-level Consultant, Human Resources (HR) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 69 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Consultant, Human Resources (HR) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $79,000 based on 67 salaries. An experienced Consultant, Human Resources (HR) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $85,000 based on 82 salaries. A Consultant, Human Resources (HR) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $123,000 based on 37 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $79,452

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With a pay rate for Human Resources Consultants with Benefits & Compensation skills that is 88 percent greater than the national average, Boston offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Human Resources Consultants with Benefits & Compensation skills will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+33 percent) and New York (+31 percent). Human Resources Consultants with Benefits & Compensation skills in Charlotte earn salaries far below the national average by 24 percent, proving that geography overwhelmingly affects the pay scale for those in this field. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Atlanta and Dallas (15 percent less).

Key Stats for Consultant, Human Resources (HR)

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
18%
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Experience Affects Consultant, Human Resources (HR) Salaries

Late-Career
▲55%

▲7%

▼0%

National Average
$79,000

Entry-Level
▼20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 25%