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 $56,888 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Recruiting and Full-Cycle Recruiting.
Human Resources (HR) Generalist in Washington, District of Columbia Salary (?
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$44,801 - $78,904
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $56,887
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Human Resources (HR) Generalist in Washington, District of Columbia Salary (?
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$16.68 - $31.94
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MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$44,801 - $78,904  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,000  
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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$44,825 - $79,824  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 106
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$16.68 - $31.94  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,000  
   
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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$44,825 - $79,824  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 15
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Experience Affects Human Resources (HR) Generalist in Washington, District of Columbia Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 24%
National Average
$56,000

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

Recruiting
up arrow 26%
Full-Cycle Recruiting
up arrow 12%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 7%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 6%
Employee Relations
up arrow 4%
ADP Human Resources System
up arrow 4%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%
Performance Management
0%
Training
0%
National Average
$56,000
Benefits & Compensation
up arrow 2%
Benefits Administration
up arrow 2%
Payroll Administration
up arrow 2%
Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
up arrow 3%
ADP Payroll System
up arrow 4%

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
87%
female alumni
 
Male
13%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
42%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 6%
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