Human Resources (HR) Manager Salary with Employee Relations skills (United States)

With approximately half of Human Resources Managers with Employee Relations skills reporting more than 10 years of experience in the field, this area is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Pay ranges from $40,514 to $91,040 per year and averages out to $62,262 annually. The range in cash compensation to Human Resources Managers with Employee Relations skills (largely between $40,514 and $91,040) includes potential earnings of $10,272 from bonuses, $9,274 from profit sharing, and commissions of $9,933 in exceptional cases. The most important factor affecting compensation for this group is the specific employer, followed by geography and experience level. A strong majority report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Most Human Resources Managers with Employee Relations skills report high levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Human Resources (HR) Manager with Employee Relations skills Salary (?
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$42,168 - $86,849
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MEDIAN: $62,297
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Human Resources (HR) Manager with Employee Relations skills Salary (?
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$12.41 - $29.42
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National Salary Data

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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$42,168 - $86,849  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,272  
Profit Sharing
$685 - $9,274  
Commission
$0.00 - $9,933  
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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$40,514 - $91,040  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 5,882
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$12.41 - $29.42  
   
Overtime
$12.30 - $44.04  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,272  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $9,933  
Profit Sharing
$685 - $9,274  
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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$40,514 - $91,040  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 506
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Many Human Resources Managers with Employee Relations skills can be found at Lowe's Home Improvement Inc., Target Corporation, Macy's, Inc., Lowe's Companies, Inc, and YMCA, firms that are at the top of the field. Though Target Corporation leads the field in terms of pay with a median salary of $70,331, employees there receive a range of salaries, from $55K on the low end all the way up to $104K. Cintas Corporation, Macy's, Inc., and Lowe's Home Improvement Inc. also offer top salaries for Human Resources Managers with Employee Relations skills. Workers at these firms can expect to earn about $60,044, $60,000, and $56,112, respectively.
The consistently lowest paying firm on the list is YMCA, where the median salary is just $35,000—less than half of the top paying employer's rate. Lowe's Companies, Inc and U.S. Army also rank near the bottom for pay, handing out $51,746 and $52,500-paychecks on average.

Pay by Experience Level for Human Resources (HR) Manager with Employee Relations skills

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Human Resources Managers with Employee Relations skills with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy higher salaries, as pay increases are mainly incremental. New salaries start at $50K and reach $63K in five to 10 years. Salary comes to $68K after 10 to 20 years. Salaries grow more slowly as Human Resources Managers with Employee Relations skills approach the 20-year mark, when the pay stabilizes at $69K. Human Resources Managers with Employee Relations skills with one to 10 years of experience are most common in the field, followed by those with 10 to 20 years and more than 20 years.

Pay Difference By Location

San Francisco
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National Average
$62,000
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Surpassing the national average by 28 percent, Human Resources Managers with Employee Relations skills in San Francisco receive some of the highest pay in the country. Other big spenders include New York, Seattle, Houston, and Chicago, top-paying cities where Human Resources Managers with Employee Relations skills see paychecks higher than average (+22 percent, +19 percent, +15 percent, and +12 percent). The lowest-paying market is Austin, which sits 14 percent below the national average. Employers pay around -6 percent in Phoenix and -2 percent in Portland, below-median salaries for those in this field.

Experience Affects Human Resources (HR) Manager with Employee Relations skills Salaries

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National Average
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
85%
female alumni
 
Male
15%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 12%
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