A Human Resources (HR) Generalist with Hiring skills earns an average salary of $50,132 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$38,221 - $66,563
$38K
$50K
$67K
MEDIAN: $50,132
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$14.08 - $25.35
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$25
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$38,221 - $66,563  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,050  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,115  
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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$34,946 - $66,097  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,684
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.08 - $25.35  
   
Overtime
$20.34 - $39.31  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,050  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,115  
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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$34,946 - $66,097  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 549

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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.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $48,676

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Key Stats for Human Resources (HR) Generalist

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 411 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
5%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Human Resources (HR) Generalist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 12%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$49,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 411 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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