Human Resources (HR) Generalist Salary in Boston, Massachusetts

Boston Human Resources Generalists can expect to earn an average of $57K per year. Female Human Resources Generalists in Boston, Mass. far outnumber their male contemporaries among survey respondents. The majority of Human Resources Generalists in Boston claim high levels of job satisfaction. A large number claim medical and dental insurance and a majority get vision coverage. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$43,728 - $77,574

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$12.16 - $36.49

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$43,728 - $77,574  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,837  
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $4,350  
Total Pay (?
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$43,088 - $82,675  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 104
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.16 - $36.49  
   
Overtime
$32.05 - $41.61  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,837  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $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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$43,088 - $82,675  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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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.


Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $54K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $61K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Human Resources Generalists in Boston make a median salary of $61K. Folks with more than two decades of experience actually report lower incomes overall; their average comes out to a mere $58K.

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


Experienced
up arrow 7%

Late-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$57,000


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

Performance Management
up arrow 25%

Training
up arrow 16%

Hiring
up arrow 16%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 13%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 11%

Employee Relations
up arrow 9%

Full-Cycle Recruiting
up arrow 6%

Benefits Administration
up arrow 5%

ADP Human Resources System
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
up arrow 1%

National Average
$57,000

Recruiting
up arrow 3%

Benefits & Compensation
up arrow 5%

ADP Payroll System
up arrow 5%

Payroll Administration
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 8%
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