A Human Resources (HR) Generalist in Portland, Oregon earns an average salary of $51,904 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Training and Payroll Administration. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$37,978 - $64,502
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MEDIAN: $51,904
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$15.77 - $29.84
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MEDIAN: $21.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$37,978 - $64,502  
   
Bonus
$481.77 - $4,328  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
Total Pay (?
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$37,220 - $66,182  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 76
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$15.77 - $29.84  
   
Overtime
$36.10  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$481.77 - $4,328  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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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$37,220 - $66,182  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 10

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About Portland, Oregon

Multnomah County, Oregon
632,187
Male:
313,516 (49.6%)
Female:
318,671 (50.4%)
Portland (/ˈpɔːrtlənd/) is the largest city in the U.S. state of Oregon and the seat of Multnomah County. It is located in the Willamette Valley region of the Pacific Northwest, at the confluence of the Willamette and Columbia Rivers. The city covers 145 square miles (380 square kilometers) and had an estimated population of 632,309 in 2015, making it the 26th most populous city in the United States. Approximately 2,389,228 people live in the Portland metropolitan statistical area (MSA), the 23rd most populous MSA in the United States. Its Combined Statistical Area (CSA) ranks 17th with a population of 3,022,178. Roughly 60% of Oregon's population resides within the Portland metropolitan area. Named after the city on the coast of Maine, the Oregon settlement began to be populated in the 1830s near the end of the Oregon Trail. Its water access provided convenient transportation of goods, and the timber industry was a...
Portland:
$60,892
Oregon:
$54,148
$1,047
Portland:
$348,300
Oregon:
$264,100
4.5%

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Experience Affects Human Resources (HR) Generalist Salaries

Experienced
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National Average
$52,000


Skills That Affect Human Resources (HR) Generalist Salaries

Training
up arrow 16%

Payroll Administration
up arrow 13%

Recruiting
up arrow 10%

Performance Management
up arrow 9%


Benefits & Compensation
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Excel
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ADP Human Resources System
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Microsoft Word
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Leave of Absence Administration
0%

National Average
$52,000

Benefits Administration
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
up arrow 1%

Hiring
up arrow 1%

Full-Cycle Recruiting
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 99%
dental benefits
Dental: 96%
medical benefits
Vision: 86%
dental benefits
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