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

The average salary for a Human Resources (HR) Generalist in San Jose, California is $62,584 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Benefits & Compensation, Performance Management, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Training. 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.
Human Resources (HR) Generalist in San Jose, California Salary (?
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$42,507 - $81,546
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $62,583
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Human Resources (HR) Generalist in San Jose, California Salary (?
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$16.11 - $30.34
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National Salary Data

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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$42,507 - $81,546  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,135  
Total Pay (?
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$39,000 - $81,857  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 58
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$16.11 - $30.34  
   
Overtime
$28.50 - $37.64  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,135  
   
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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$39,000 - $81,857  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 16
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Experience Affects Human Resources (HR) Generalist in San Jose, California Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%
National Average
$62,000

Skills That Affect Human Resources (HR) Generalist in San Jose, California Salaries

Benefits & Compensation
up arrow 17%
Performance Management
up arrow 17%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 13%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 12%
Training
up arrow 12%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 10%
Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
up arrow 10%
Employee Relations
up arrow 8%
Benefits Administration
up arrow 8%
ADP Payroll System
up arrow 3%
National Average
$62,000
Recruiting
up arrow 3%
ADP Human Resources System
up arrow 11%
Payroll Administration
up arrow 24%

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
92%
female alumni
 
Male
8%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 81% employee benefits None: 12%
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