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Human Resources (HR) Generalist Salary in Boston, Massachusetts

Human Resources Generalists in Boston, Mass. take home an average $56K annually. There are far more female Human Resources Generalists in Boston who answered the questionnaire than men, making up 87 percent. Most have medical and dental plans, and the larger part have vision insurance. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$43,534 - $75,200
(Median)
44K
56K
65K
75K
MEDIAN: $56,068
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$12.16 - $36.49
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$43,534 - $75,200  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,628  
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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$41,455 - $78,430  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 93
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.16 - $36.49  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,628  
   
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).
)
$41,455 - $78,430  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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Pay by Experience Level for Human Resources (HR) Generalist in Boston, Massachusetts

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


Relatively untried employees who have fewer than five years of experience earn around $54K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $60K. For Human Resources Generalists in Boston, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $60K. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $73K.

Experience Affects Human Resources (HR) Generalist in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 30%


Experienced
up arrow 6%

National Average
$56,000


Skills That Affect Human Resources (HR) Generalist in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries

Performance Management
up arrow 21%

Training
up arrow 12%

Employee Relations
up arrow 10%

Payroll Administration
up arrow 6%

Benefits Administration
up arrow 5%

National Average
$56,000

Recruiting
up arrow 2%

Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
up arrow 3%

Benefits & Compensation
up arrow 5%

ADP Human Resources System
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 10%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 7%