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

In a profession for which the median take-home is approximately $79K, just over two-fifths of overall earnings for Human Resources Consultants with Benefits & Compensation skills arrives through commissions. Compensation for this group is mainly affected by geography, but career length and the individual firm are influential factors as well. The majority of Human Resources Consultants with Benefits & Compensation skills claim high levels of job satisfaction. Although a strong majority have medical coverage and a majority have dental coverage, roughly one in four claim no health benefits at all. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$49,394 - $123,284
$49K
$75K
$120K
MEDIAN: $75,172
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$16.39 - $98.53
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$99
MEDIAN: $39.31
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$49,394 - $123,284  
   
Bonus
$2,008 - $29,833  
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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$45,573 - $161,031  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 166
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$33$66$99
Hourly Rate
$16.39 - $98.53  
   
Overtime
$28.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$2,008 - $29,833  
   
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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$45,573 - $161,031  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 53

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Although Mercer LLC leads the field in pay with a median salary of $105K, employees there receive a wide spread of salaries, from $70K on the low end all the way up to $228K at the top.

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

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


Human Resources Consultants with Benefits & Compensation skills generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $66K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $79K on average. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $86K. Veterans who boast more than two decades of experience make around $125K on average — an ample six-figure paycheck.

Key Stats for Consultant, Human Resources (HR)

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
18%
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Experience Affects Consultant, Human Resources (HR) Salaries

Late-Career
▲58%

Experienced
▲8%

National Average
$79,000

Mid-Career
▼1%

Entry-Level
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 25%
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