Human Resources (HR) Generalist in Boston, Massachusetts Salary

The average Human Resources Generalist in Boston can expect to rake in roughly $57K per year. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. In this profession, a large number enjoy medical and dental coverage, and the greater part have vision insurance, as well. Most Human Resources Generalists in Boston survey respondents are women (78 percent). The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$44,155 - $75,860
(Median)
$44K
$57K
$76K
MEDIAN: $57,442
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$20.49 - $35.83
(Median)
$20
$24
$36
MEDIAN: $24.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$44,155 - $75,860  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,800  
Profit Sharing
$2,457  
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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$44,101 - $80,796  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 129
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$20.49 - $35.83  
   
Overtime
$35.77  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,800  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,457  
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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$44,101 - $80,796  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 14
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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.


The average beginner in this position makes around $55K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $61K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Human Resources Generalists in Boston, Mass. make a median salary of $60K. Respondents who boast more than two decades on the job don't boast commensurate pay, unfortunately; these veterans see average earnings of only $58K.

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Experience Affects Human Resources (HR) Generalist Salaries


Experienced
up arrow 5%

Late-Career
0%

National Average
$57,000


Skills That Affect Human Resources (HR) Generalist Salaries

Performance Management
up arrow 17%

Training
up arrow 12%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 7%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 5%

Benefits Administration
up arrow 4%

ADP Human Resources System
up arrow 4%

Employee Relations
up arrow 3%

National Average
$57,000

Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Leave of Absence Administration
up arrow 2%

Recruiting
up arrow 3%

Full-Cycle Recruiting
up arrow 4%

ADP Payroll System
up arrow 4%

Benefits & Compensation
up arrow 6%

Payroll Administration
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
medical benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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