Human Resources (HR) Generalist with Performance Management Skills Salary

An average Human Resources Generalist with Performance Management skills can expect to take home roughly $53K annually. Cash earnings of Human Resources Generalists with Performance Management skills can occasionally include $6K each in bonuses and profit sharing proceeds; this strong performance component causes pay grades to stretch from approximately $39K to almost $72K. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. The vast majority (87 percent) of Human Resources Generalists with Performance Management skills who took the survey are female. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. Most Human Resources Generalists with Performance Management skills report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$40,046 - $70,864
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$40K
$53K
$71K
MEDIAN: $53,145
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$15.09 - $26.62
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$27
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$40,046 - $70,864  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,141  
Profit Sharing
$207.81 - $6,406  
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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$38,681 - $71,822  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 2,131
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$15.09 - $26.62  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$21.40 - $42.18  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,141  
   
Profit Sharing
$207.81 - $6,406  
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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$38,681 - $71,822  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 333
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Pay by Experience Level for Human Resources (HR) Generalist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For Human Resources Generalists with Performance Management skills, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $49K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $54K. Human Resources Generalists with Performance Management skills who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $56K. Human Resources Generalists with Performance Management skills with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $57K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $52,547

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Human Resources Generalists with Performance Management skills, busy Boston offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 27 percent above the national average. Human Resources Generalists with Performance Management skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+24 percent), San Francisco (+21 percent), Minneapolis (+15 percent), and Seattle (+13 percent). Trailing the national average by 8 percent, Indianapolis is the market with the smallest paychecks.

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Experience Affects Human Resources (HR) Generalist Salaries

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National Average
$53,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 454 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
medical benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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