A Human Resources (HR) Generalist in Seattle, Washington earns an average salary of $58,086 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$47,212 - $76,639
(Median)
$47K
$58K
$77K
MEDIAN: $58,086
10%
50%
90%

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$16.63 - $30.52
(Median)
$17
$22
$31
MEDIAN: $21.00
10%
50%
90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$47,212 - $76,639  
   
Bonus
$200.67 - $6,988  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $31,562  
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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$45,076 - $77,596  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 159
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$16.63 - $30.52  
   
Overtime
$1.52 - $42.38  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$200.67 - $6,988  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $31,562  
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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$45,076 - $77,596  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 28
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Experience Affects Human Resources (HR) Generalist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 20%



National Average
$58,000


Skills That Affect Human Resources (HR) Generalist Salaries

Training
up arrow 8%


Employee Relations
up arrow 3%

Benefits & Compensation
up arrow 3%

Full-Cycle Recruiting
up arrow 2%

Recruiting
up arrow 1%

Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
0%

Microsoft Excel
0%

Microsoft Word
0%

Payroll Administration
0%

National Average
$58,000

Leave of Absence Administration
up arrow 1%

ADP Human Resources System
up arrow 1%

Benefits Administration
up arrow 2%

Hiring
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 90%
medical benefits
Vision: 84%
dental benefits
None: 3%
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