The average pay for a Mid-Career Human Resources (HR) Generalist is $53,521 per year.

$40,713 - $70,121
(Median)
$41K
$54K
$70K
MEDIAN: $53,520
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$15.56 - $27.39
(Median)
$16
$21
$27
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$40,713 - $70,121  
   
Bonus
$234.90 - $6,857  
Profit Sharing
$27.50 - $6,512  
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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$39,054 - $70,885  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 3,628
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$15.56 - $27.39  
   
Overtime
$22.02 - $42.15  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$234.90 - $6,857  
   
Profit Sharing
$27.50 - $6,512  
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).
)
$39,054 - $70,885  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 681
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Skills That Affect Human Resources (HR) Generalist Salaries


Full-Cycle Recruiting
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Employee Relations
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Training
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Benefits & Compensation
0%

Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
0%

National Average
$53,000

Benefits Administration
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Recruiting
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Leave of Absence Administration
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ADP Human Resources System
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Microsoft Excel
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Hiring
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Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Word
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Payroll Administration
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 622 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
medical benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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