Senior Human Resources (HR) Generalist Salary (United States)

A Senior Human Resources (HR) Generalist earns an average salary of $62,679 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.
Senior Human Resources (HR) Generalist Salary (?
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$45,538 - $84,251
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MEDIAN: $62,678
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Senior Human Resources (HR) Generalist Salary (?
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$16.04 - $37.26
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National Salary Data

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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$45,538 - $84,251  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,677  
Profit Sharing
$592 - $5,029  
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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$45,076 - $88,269  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,981
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$16.04 - $37.26  
   
Overtime
$21.25 - $46.31  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,677  
   
Profit Sharing
$592 - $5,029  
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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$45,076 - $88,269  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 134
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Job Description for Senior Human Resources (HR) Generalist

The role of human resources is one that many people will have encountered in just about any job, but there are multiple facets of a human resources department that help it run smoothly. Arguably, one of the most important roles in the department is the human resources generalist. The generalists try to maintain a steady flow of information and help between all workers, from the top to the bottom. This position primarily exists so that the role of human resources can fulfill its purpose as an efficiency regulator and interpersonal management resource.
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Senior Human Resources (HR) Generalist Tasks
  • Coordinate human resources generalists and guide all recruiting and employee relations processes.
  • Administer employee compensation, training and benefit programs.
  • Design and execute human resources policies and procedures.
  • Acts as liaison between employee and management to answer questions or concerns regarding company policies, practices and regulations.
  • Collect and analyze human resources data, and make recommendations for changes to management.

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Pay Difference By Location

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Experience Affects Senior Human Resources (HR) Generalist Salaries

National Average
$64,000

Skills That Affect Senior Human Resources (HR) Generalist Salaries

Employee Relations
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Benefits & Compensation
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Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
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Gender

Female
87%
female alumni
 
Male
13%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 8%
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