Median pay for Human Resources Managers with Employee Relations skills lies in the neighborhood of $64K per year. Total cash earnings of Human Resources Managers with Employee Relations skills range from $42K on the low end to $93K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $11K and $10K, respectively. While the company and years of experience impact pay for this group, geography is the most influential factor. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. The vast majority (85 percent) of Human Resources Managers with Employee Relations skills who took the survey are female. The majority of Human Resources Managers with Employee Relations skills claim high levels of job satisfaction. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$44,147 - $89,582
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$44K
$64K
$90K
MEDIAN: $63,743
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$13.49 - $31.47
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary 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
Salary
$44,147 - $89,582  
   
Bonus
$440.00 - $10,706  
Profit Sharing
$400.00 - $9,841  
Commission
$6,000  
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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$41,719 - $93,189  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 7,333
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$13.49 - $31.47  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.50  
Overtime
$17.60 - $39.16  
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
$440.00 - $10,706  
   
Commission
$6,000  
Profit Sharing
$400.00 - $9,841  
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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$41,719 - $93,189  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 602
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Many Human Resources Managers with Employee Relations skills can be found at Target Corporation, Lowe's Home Improvement Inc., Lowe's Companies, Inc, Macy's, Inc., and YMCA, firms that are at the top of the field. Human Resources Managers with Employee Relations skills in search of the best pay head to Target Corporation, where the median salary rolls in at $63K. Although pay is top-notch overall, it does seem to be curbed at $89K, which isn't dramatically higher than the lower-end figure of $52K. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc, Sodexo, Inc., and Macy's, Inc. also offer top salaries for Human Resources Managers with Employee Relations skills. Workers at these firms can expect to earn about $60K, $60K, and $60K, respectively.

YMCA, Rescare, Inc, and U.S. Army are a few other employers known for handing out relatively lightweight salaries ($45K, $46K, and $51K respectively).

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 Employee Relations skills with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $54K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $65K. Human Resources Managers with Employee Relations skills who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $70K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $72K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $63,897

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

San Francisco offers some of the highest pay in the country for Human Resources Managers with Employee Relations skills, 32 percent above the national average. Human Resources Managers with Employee Relations skills will also find cushy salaries in Washington (+23 percent), New York (+21 percent), Los Angeles (+16 percent), and Chicago (+14 percent). The lowest-paying market is Salt Lake City, which sits 6 percent below the national average. Employers also pay below the national average in Portland (4 percent lower) and Phoenix (3 percent lower).

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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
$64,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 1552 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
medical benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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