Human Resources (HR) Generalist in Washington, District of Columbia Salary

The average salary for a Human Resources (HR) Generalist in Washington, District of Columbia is $56,116 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$45,116 - $75,820
$45K
$57K
$76K
MEDIAN: $57,266
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Salary $45,116 - $75,820
Bonus $0.00 - $10,067
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$45,038 - $79,522
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 78

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About Washington, District of Columbia

District of Columbia, District of Columbia
672,228
Male:
319,705 (47.6%)
Female:
352,523 (52.4%)
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as "Washington", "the District", or simply "D.C.", is the capital of the United States. The signing of the Residence Act on July 16, 1790, approved the creation of a capital district located along the Potomac River on the country's East Coast. The U.S. Constitution provided for a federal district under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Congress and the District is therefore not a part of any state. The states of Maryland and Virginia each donated land to form the federal district, which included the pre-existing settlements of Georgetown and Alexandria. Named in honor of President George Washington, the City of Washington was founded in 1791 to serve as the new national capital. In 1846, Congress returned the land originally ceded by Virginia; in 1871, it created a single municipal government for the remaining portion of the District. Washington had an estimated...
Washington:
$75,628
District of Columbia:
$75,628
$1,417
Washington:
$551,300
District of Columbia:
$551,300
5.0%

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Pay by Experience Level for Human Resources (HR) Generalist

Pay by Experience for a Human Resources (HR) Generalist has a positive trend. An entry-level Human Resources (HR) Generalist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 45 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Human Resources (HR) Generalist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 20 salaries. An experienced Human Resources (HR) Generalist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 14 salaries. A Human Resources (HR) Generalist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $94,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Human Resources (HR) Generalist

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Human Resources (HR) Generalist Salaries

Late-Career
▲59%

▲22%

▲5%

National Average
$59,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Human Resources (HR) Generalist Salaries

▲2%

Microsoft Excel
▲2%





▼0%

Automatic Data Processing (ADP) Software Suite
▼0%

National Average
$59,000

ADP Payroll System
▼1%



Benefits & Compensation
▼3%


Microsoft Office
▼3%

▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 12%
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