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Personnel Manager Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Personnel Manager is $46,193 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Employee Relations and Recruiting.
Personnel Manager Salary (?
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$32,182 - $84,475
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $46,192
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Personnel Manager Salary (?
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$11.58 - $24.70
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National Salary Data

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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$32,182 - $84,475  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,257  
Profit Sharing
$101.74 - $5,896  
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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$28,580 - $83,084  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 133
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$11.58 - $24.70  
   
Overtime
$15.43 - $30.62  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,257  
   
Profit Sharing
$101.74 - $5,896  
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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$28,580 - $83,084  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 60
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Job Description for Personnel Manager

A personnel manager - also known as a human resources (HR) manager - performs a wide variety of tasks related to personnel management, including reviewing employee applications to determine if further action should be taken, performing interviews, and hiring qualified individuals. In some companies, negotiating salaries with new employees is part of the personnel manager's job. They may also analyze which positions in the company require new employees, search for talent, and manage employee files to ensure that they meet all performance goals. When employees need to be terminated, the personnel manager might be in charge of delivering the news to the employee and handling the appropriate paperwork.
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Personnel 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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Experience Affects Personnel Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 37%
National Average
$43,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Skills That Affect Personnel Manager Salaries

Employee Relations
up arrow 25%
Recruiting
up arrow 20%
Hiring
0%
National Average
$43,000
Benefits & Compensation
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
65%
female alumni
 
Male
35%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 58%
vision benefits Vision: 40% employee benefits None: 18%