Human Resources (HR) Generalist Salary in Boston, Massachusetts (United States)

A Human Resources (HR) Generalist in Boston, Massachusetts earns an average salary of $54,989 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 highest paying skills associated with this job are Performance Management and Training. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Human Resources (HR) Generalist in Boston, Massachusetts Total Pay (?
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$43,742 - $74,139
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MEDIAN: $54,989
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Human Resources (HR) Generalist in Boston, Massachusetts Total Pay (?
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$11.92 - $36.21
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$43,742 - $74,139  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,603  
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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$41,123 - $76,816  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 99
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.92 - $36.21  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,603  
   
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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$41,123 - $76,816  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 99
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Experience Affects Human Resources (HR) Generalist in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 6%
National Average
$56,000

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

Performance Management
up arrow 25%
Training
up arrow 13%
Employee Relations
up arrow 9%
Benefits Administration
up arrow 8%
Payroll Administration
up arrow 1%
Recruiting
0%
National Average
$56,000
Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
up arrow 3%
Benefits & Compensation
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 10%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 11%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 11%
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Gender
Female
88%
female alumni
 
Male
12%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
7%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 8%
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