Entry-Level Senior Human Resources (HR) Generalist Salary

An Entry-Level Senior Human Resources (HR) Generalist earns an average salary of $56,295 per year. A skill in Performance Management is associated with high pay for this job.

$40,997 - $74,819
(Median)
$41K
$56K
$75K
MEDIAN: $56,295
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$14.21 - $29.75
(Median)
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$21
$30
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$40,997 - $74,819  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,325  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $8,081  
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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$40,191 - $77,171  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 489
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$14.21 - $29.75  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.12  
Overtime
$20.13 - $54.63  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,325  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $8,081  
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).
)
$40,191 - $77,171  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 51
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Senior Human Resources (HR) Generalist in Kaukauna:
"What you learn in college is not what you do on the job."
I don't feel like any of what I learned from school was what I actually did coming into my position. I found more value in the PHR certification where I had to take an exam after doing a lot of studying in some of the key areas of HR. School might provide you with the legal knowledge within HR but most of the other stuff I learned on the job.

Senior Human Resources (HR) Generalist in San Francisco:
"Men have the highest paid jobs."
Keep focused on improving your self and change your employer when necessary to achieve your professional goals.

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Skills That Affect Senior Human Resources (HR) Generalist Salaries

Performance Management
up arrow 11%

Organizational Development
up arrow 7%

Employee Relations
up arrow 3%

Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
up arrow 3%

Training
up arrow 2%

Full-Cycle Recruiting
up arrow 2%

Legal Compliance
up arrow 2%

National Average
$57,000

Benefits & Compensation
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

Benefits Administration
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

Recruiting
up arrow 5%

ADP Payroll System
up arrow 6%

Payroll Administration
up arrow 7%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 77 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
medical benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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