Human Resources (HR) Manager Salary

The average pay for a Human Resources (HR) Manager is $61,639 per year. A skill in Performance Management is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$41,143 - $87,740
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$62K
$88K
MEDIAN: $61,639
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$12.46 - $29.47
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$41,143 - $87,740  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,395  
Profit Sharing
$479.70 - $9,594  
Commission
$0.00 - $10,284  
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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$39,438 - $91,121  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 21,522
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$12.46 - $29.47  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.68  
Overtime
$12.86 - $38.21  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,395  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $10,284  
Profit Sharing
$479.70 - $9,594  
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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$39,438 - $91,121  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 2,090
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Job Description for Human Resources (HR) Manager

A human resources (HR) manager oversees policies, procedures and compliance relating to employees for their organization. They ensure all human resources activities are in compliance with local, state and federal laws, as well as implement and oversee programs related to employee benefits and initiatives. Insurance programs, flexible work arrangement programs, maternity leave, open enrollment programs, and vacation and sick leave benefits are overseen by the human resources manager as well. These managers make recommendations on potential policy changes to ensure their company offers a competitive package of salary and benefits to employees; they also help implement any approved changes. They also ensure that their workplace is accommodating and free of harassment, handling any complaints in accordance with company policy and any relevant laws. Additionally, human resources managers oversee the work of a team of human resources personnel, offering guidance, training and discipline as needed.

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Human Resources (HR) Manager Tasks

  • Advise and coach managers on HR policies and programs including employee relations issues.
  • Manage daily departmental operations, business planning and budget development of HR programs.
  • Ensure policies, procedures and HR programs are consistently administered, aligned with organizational goals and are in compliance with professional standards, state and federal regulatory requirements and laws.
  • Plan, manage and coordinate all human resources initiatives; recruitment, compensation, benefits, training and employee relations of an organization.

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $61,397

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What is it like working as a Human Resources (HR) Manager?

Human Resources (HR) Manager in Tallahassee:
"Be invested in your employees' success and development."
Pros: I like most the flexibility and support of upper management. They allow me and my team to push the edge while providing the support and empowerment to design new approaches to solve problems. In addition they often sponsor personal development opportunities which they know will benefit the group and organization overall.
Cons: What I like least are hurdles to promoting employees. Sometimes it is challenging to demonstrate to people the value they bring to the team and the opportunities they need to take advantage of in order to get the proper exposure.

Human Resources (HR) Manager in Hopkins:
"Human Resources is my zeal, devotion, and future."
Pros: I like many things about the Human Resources function but my favorite is implementing policies and processes that enhance human capital.
Cons: I dislike when it when employee relations issues are slow in resolve.

Human Resources (HR) Manager in Spokane Valley:
"Great Job."
Pros: I love being an advocate for employees. Human beings matter; they're our company's greatest resource.
Cons: I get very little respect. (I got a lot more respect when I worked in accounting.)

Human Resources (HR) Manager in Rancho Cordova:
"Work flexibility, reliability, high stress level."
Pros: Job security, authority to suggest and implement systems.
Cons: Stressful, low pay, too many responsibilities outside job scope.

What is it like working as a Human Resources (HR) Manager at U.S. Air Force (USAF)?

Human Resources (HR) Manager in Ellicott City:
"Management."
Pros: The thing I like the most about being in the military is the ability to travel. Also, the structured developmental programs has allowed me to expand in my career path and become a leader.
Cons: As with many other companies we are doing more with less. Meaning most offices are overworked. There used to be a time where one only had to focus on one maybe two programs, now one be a jack of all trades. Mastering none!

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Experience Affects Human Resources (HR) Manager Salaries




National Average
$61,000


Skills That Affect Human Resources (HR) Manager Salaries



Legal Compliance
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Employee Relations
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Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
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Benefits & Compensation
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Recruiting
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National Average
$61,000

Training
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Benefits Administration
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Hiring
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ADP Payroll System
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4251 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
medical benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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