Human Resources (HR) Generalist in Boston, Massachusetts Salary

Human Resources Generalists in Boston can expect to earn an average of $59K annually. Most Human Resources Generalists in Boston, Mass. like their work and job satisfaction is high. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$47,896 - $72,617
$48K
$59K
$73K
MEDIAN: $59,237
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$24.26 - $26.10
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MEDIAN: $25.07
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$47,896 - $72,617  
   
Bonus
$0.34 - $7,796  
Profit Sharing
$5,000  
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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$48,354 - $75,333  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 104
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$25.07  
   
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.34 - $7,796  
   
Profit Sharing
$5,000  
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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$48,354 - $75,333  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 8

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About Boston, Massachusetts

Suffolk County, Massachusetts
669,469
Male:
322,149 (48.1%)
Female:
347,320 (51.9%)
Boston (pronounced /ˈbɒstən/ BOSS-tən) is the capital and most populous city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States. Boston is also the seat of Suffolk County, although the county government was disbanded on July 1, 1999. The city proper covers 48 square miles (124 km2) with an estimated population of 667,137 in 2015, making it the largest city in New England and the 23rd most populous city in the United States. The city is the economic and cultural anchor of a substantially larger metropolitan area called Greater Boston, home to 4.7 million people and the tenth-largest metropolitan statistical area in the country. Greater Boston as a commuting region is home to 8.1 million people, making it the sixth-largest combined statistical area in the United States. One of the oldest cities in the United States, Boston was founded on the Shawmut Peninsula in 1630 by Puritan settlers from England. It was the scene...
Boston:
$58,263
Massachusetts:
$70,628
$1,423
Boston:
$453,000
Massachusetts:
$352,100
4.6%

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Pay by Experience Level for Human Resources (HR) Generalist

Pay by Experience for a Human Resources (HR) Generalist has a neutral trend. An entry-level Human Resources (HR) Generalist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 75 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Human Resources (HR) Generalist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 42 salaries. An experienced Human Resources (HR) Generalist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 13 salaries. A Human Resources (HR) Generalist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Human Resources (HR) Generalist

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Human Resources (HR) Generalist Salaries

▲3%

▲2%

National Average
$60,000

▼3%

Late-Career
▼5%

Skills That Affect Human Resources (HR) Generalist Salaries

Training
▲11%



Benefits Administration
▼0%

Microsoft Word
▼0%

National Average
$60,000



Microsoft Office
▼4%

Microsoft Excel
▼4%


▼5%


ADP Payroll System
▼8%


Payroll Administration
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
no benefits
None: 7%
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