The average salary for a Human Resources (HR) Generalist in Irvine, California is $61,398 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Performance Management, Employee Relations, Human Resources Information System (HRIS), and Microsoft Excel. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$43,731 - $75,005
(Median)
$44K
$61K
$75K
MEDIAN: $61,398
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$16.64 - $27.18
(Median)
$17
$20
$27
MEDIAN: $19.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$43,731 - $75,005  
   
Bonus
$912 - $7,891  
Profit Sharing
$4,045  
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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$38,576 - $75,784  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 35
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$16.64 - $27.18  
   
Overtime
$38.29  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$912 - $7,891  
   
Profit Sharing
$4,045  
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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$38,576 - $75,784  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 18
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Experience Affects Human Resources (HR) Generalist Salaries


Experienced
up arrow 6%

National Average
$57,000


Skills That Affect Human Resources (HR) Generalist Salaries

Performance Management
up arrow 14%

Employee Relations
up arrow 12%

Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
up arrow 12%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 10%

Payroll Administration
up arrow 5%

Recruiting
up arrow 3%

ADP Human Resources System
up arrow 2%

National Average
$57,000

Benefits & Compensation
up arrow 1%

Hiring
up arrow 3%

Training
up arrow 4%

Benefits Administration
up arrow 19%

Automatic Data Processing (ADP) Software Suite
up arrow 20%

ADP
up arrow 20%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 20%

ADP Payroll System
up arrow 23%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 89%
medical benefits
Vision: 85%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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