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

The average salary for a Human Resources (HR) Generalist in Boston, Massachusetts is $54,989 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Performance Management, Training, and Employee Relations.
Human Resources (HR) Generalist in Boston, Massachusetts Total Pay (?
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$43,813 - $74,846
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $54,989
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Human Resources (HR) Generalist in Boston, Massachusetts Total Pay (?
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$11.88 - $36.49
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$43,813 - $74,846  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,498  
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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$41,190 - $77,933  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 100
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.88 - $36.49  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,498  
   
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).
)
$41,190 - $77,933  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 100
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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.

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

Late-Career
up arrow 26%
Experienced
up arrow 5%
National Average
$56,000

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

Performance Management
up arrow 28%
Training
up arrow 19%
Employee Relations
up arrow 13%
Benefits Administration
up arrow 7%
Recruiting
up arrow 7%
Payroll Administration
up arrow 1%
National Average
$56,000
Benefits & Compensation
up arrow 2%
Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 8%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 10%

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Gender

Female
87%
female alumni
 
Male
13%
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
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 6%
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