Human Resources (HR) Generalist in San Jose, California Salary

The average salary for a Human Resources (HR) Generalist in San Jose, California is $62,197 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Full-Cycle Recruiting, Hiring, Performance Management, and Benefits & Compensation. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$48,081 - $77,751
(Median)
$48K
$62K
$78K
MEDIAN: $62,197
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$15.40 - $34.15
(Median)
$15
$29
$34
MEDIAN: $28.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$48,081 - $77,751  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,217  
Profit Sharing
$5,087  
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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$41,141 - $83,457  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 62
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$15.40 - $34.15  
   
Overtime
$39.50  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,217  
   
Profit Sharing
$5,087  
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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$41,141 - $83,457  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 13
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Experience Affects Human Resources (HR) Generalist Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%


National Average
$63,000


Skills That Affect Human Resources (HR) Generalist Salaries

Performance Management
up arrow 15%

Full-Cycle Recruiting
up arrow 15%

Hiring
up arrow 15%

Benefits & Compensation
up arrow 11%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 9%

Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
up arrow 9%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 9%

Training
up arrow 9%

ADP Human Resources System
up arrow 5%

Employee Relations
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%

ADP Payroll System
up arrow 2%

National Average
$63,000

Recruiting
up arrow 3%

Benefits Administration
up arrow 5%

Payroll Administration
up arrow 27%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
medical benefits
Vision: 84%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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