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

The average salary for a Human Resources (HR) Generalist in Boston, Massachusetts is $54,938 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 Salary (?
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$43,742 - $74,962
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MEDIAN: $54,938
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Human Resources (HR) Generalist in Boston, Massachusetts Salary (?
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$12.08 - $36.75
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National Salary Data

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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$43,742 - $74,962  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,601  
Profit Sharing
$725 - $4,350  
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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$41,658 - $78,174  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 87
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.08 - $36.75  
   
Overtime
$27.17 - $41.61  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,601  
   
Profit Sharing
$725 - $4,350  
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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$41,658 - $78,174  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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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
$55,000

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

Performance Management
up arrow 25%
Training
up arrow 19%
Employee Relations
up arrow 12%
Payroll Administration
up arrow 8%
Benefits Administration
up arrow 7%
Recruiting
up arrow 7%
National Average
$55,000
Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
up arrow 1%
Benefits & Compensation
up arrow 2%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 8%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
86%
female alumni
 
Male
14%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 87%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 6%
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