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

A Human Resources (HR) Generalist in Washington, District of Columbia earns an average salary of $56,315 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases modestly, 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. A skill in Recruiting is associated with high pay for this job.
Human Resources (HR) Generalist in Washington, District of Columbia Total Pay (?
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$44,568 - $77,160
(Median)
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77K
MEDIAN: $56,314
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Human Resources (HR) Generalist in Washington, District of Columbia Total Pay (?
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$17.32 - $30.97
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$44,568 - $77,160  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,128  
Total Pay (?
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$44,234 - $78,034  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 124
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$17.32 - $30.97  
   
Overtime
$33.00 - $40.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,128  
   
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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$44,234 - $78,034  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 124
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Experience Affects Human Resources (HR) Generalist in Washington, District of Columbia Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 9%
National Average
$56,000

Skills That Affect Human Resources (HR) Generalist in Washington, District of Columbia Salaries

Recruiting
up arrow 28%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 8%
Employee Relations
up arrow 7%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 6%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%
Performance Management
up arrow 1%
National Average
$56,000
Benefits Administration
up arrow 1%
Payroll Administration
up arrow 1%
Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
up arrow 2%
ADP Payroll System
up arrow 2%
Benefits & Compensation
up arrow 3%
Training
up arrow 6%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 26 votes.
Gender
Female
83%
female alumni
 
Male
17%
male alumni
Years of Experience
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
40%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
4%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 5%
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