Human Resources (HR) Manager with Legal Compliance Skills Salary

Human Resources Managers with Legal Compliance skills tend to be well-versed in their field, and just over a half have more than 10 years of experience. Average salary is expected to be around $63K annually, but may range from $42K to $91K per year. Incomes of Human Resources Managers with Legal Compliance skills vary widely depending on performance components; bonuses and profit sharing that can occasionally exceed $10K cause paychecks to spread between $42K on the low end and $91K on the high end. While experience level and the particular employer impact pay for this group, geographic location is the most influential factor. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. The vast majority (87 percent) of Human Resources Managers with Legal Compliance skills who took the survey are female. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Human Resources Managers with Legal Compliance skills. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$43,516 - $87,385
(Median)
$44K
$63K
$87K
MEDIAN: $63,195
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$14.31 - $30.46
(Median)
$14
$20
$30
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$43,516 - $87,385  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,275  
Profit Sharing
$966 - $10,131  
Commission
$4,250  
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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$41,634 - $91,087  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 3,841
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$14.31 - $30.46  
   
Overtime
$16.62 - $44.01  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,275  
   
Commission
$4,250  
Profit Sharing
$966 - $10,131  
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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$41,634 - $91,087  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 312
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Pay by Experience Level for Human Resources (HR) Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Human Resources Managers with Legal Compliance skills with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $52K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $63K on average — a distinctly larger sum. After working for 10 to 20 years, Human Resources Managers with Legal Compliance skills make a median salary of $69K. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $71K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $63,592

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San Francisco offers some of the highest pay in the country for Human Resources Managers with Legal Compliance skills, 30 percent above the national average. Human Resources Managers with Legal Compliance skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+17 percent), Chicago (+16 percent), Seattle (+16 percent), and Houston (+14 percent). Austin ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 10 percent below the national average.

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Experience Affects Human Resources (HR) Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 12%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

National Average
$64,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 957 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
medical benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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