Human Resources (HR) Manager with Employee Relations Skills Salary

Human Resources Managers with Employee Relations skills can expect wages of $63K per year on average. Cash earnings for Human Resources Managers with Employee Relations skills — which occasionally include more than $10K from bonuses and more than $10K from profit sharing — stretch from around $41K to approximately $91K. Location is the main element affecting pay for this group — the company and experience level are driving factors as well. Most Human Resources Managers with Employee Relations skills like their work and job satisfaction is high. Women account for the majority of Human Resources Managers with Employee Relations skills who took the survey — 85 percent to be exact. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$42,711 - $87,486
(Median)
$43K
$63K
$87K
MEDIAN: $62,918
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$12.87 - $30.32
(Median)
$13
$20
$30
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$42,711 - $87,486  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,475  
Profit Sharing
$504 - $9,759  
Commission
$0.00 - $12,164  
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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$40,832 - $91,432  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 10,260
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$12.87 - $30.32  
   
Hourly Tips
$6.67  
Overtime
$13.88 - $39.63  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,475  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $12,164  
Profit Sharing
$504 - $9,759  
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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$40,832 - $91,432  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 863
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Lowe's Home Improvement Inc., Target Corporation, Lowe's Companies, Inc, Macy's, Inc., and U.S. Army are leaders in the field that employ a large number of Human Resources Managers with Employee Relations skills. Human Resources Managers with Employee Relations skills flock to Target Corporation for generous paychecks, where average earnings of $68K lead the pack in compensation; however, Target Corporation also provides employees with a wide spectrum of compensation ranging from $51K at one end to $102K at the other end. Other employers shelling out big bucks include Macy's, Inc., Cintas Corporation, and Lowe's Companies, Inc, where Human Resources Managers with Employee Relations skills typically earn around $60K, $59K, or $58K, respectively.

Employees at Rescare, Inc, Sodexo, Inc., and Lowe's Home Improvement Inc. can also expect below-average earnings of $46K, $51K, and $56K.

Pay by Experience Level for Human Resources (HR) Manager

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


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Human Resources Managers with Employee Relations skills — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $51K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $64K. On average, Human Resources Managers with Employee Relations skills make $69K following one to two decades on the job. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $70K on average.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $63,050

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Home to some of the best pay for Human Resources Managers with Employee Relations skills, San Francisco offers exceptional salaries, 32 percent above the national average. Human Resources Managers with Employee Relations skills will also find cushy salaries in New York (+21 percent), Washington (+16 percent), Seattle (+14 percent), and Chicago (+13 percent). With compensation 6 percent below the national average, Salt Lake City is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Austin and Phoenix (4 percent less).

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Experience Affects Human Resources (HR) Manager Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$63,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2408 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
medical benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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