Sr. Human Resources (HR) Business Partner Salary

Senior Human Resources Business Partners in the United States with more than 10 years of experience in their profession represent nearly three in four of Senior Human Resources Business Partners. Salaries average out to around $93K annually and spread from $69K to $136K per year. Cash earnings for Senior Human Resources Business Partners — including $20K in bonuses and $16K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $69K to $136K depending on individual performance. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Most Senior Human Resources Business Partners survey respondents are women (77 percent). Most Senior Human Resources Business Partners like their work and job satisfaction is high. In this profession, nearly all enjoy medical and dental coverage, and most have vision insurance, as well.

$68,578 - $125,077
$69K
$93K
$130K
MEDIAN: $93,044
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50%
90%

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$21.53 - $51.06
$22
$35
$51
MEDIAN: $35.38
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$68,578 - $125,077  
   
Bonus
$2,504 - $19,874  
Profit Sharing
$986 - $15,838  
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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$68,767 - $135,873  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 623
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$21.53 - $51.06  
   
Overtime
$34.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$2,504 - $19,874  
   
Profit Sharing
$986 - $15,838  
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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$68,767 - $135,873  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 16

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Job Description for Sr. Human Resources (HR) Business Partner

A senior human resources (HR) business partner is typically the final authority within a company on matters concerning the business' employees. The HR business partner works to establish legally sound hiring and termination procedures, and then ensures that managers and supervisors understand and adhere to these policies. Due to the expense of training and hiring new employees, the senior HR partner also helps develop screening and interview procedures aimed at reducing turnover.

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Sr. Human Resources (HR) Business Partner Tasks

  • Collaborate internally and externally to solve human resources problems and direct solutions.
  • Lead change management strategies and mentor employees.
  • Identify, pursue and hire prospects, on-boarding them and coaching for success.
  • Advise and facilitate legal proceedings and employment issues.
  • Develop and implement HR strategies, including bargaining, terminations, policy violations, hiring and others.

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Popular Skills for Sr. Human Resources (HR) Business Partner


Senior Human Resources Business Partners seem to require a rather large skill set. Most notably, skills in Change Management, Strategic Planning, Organizational Development, and Performance Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 7 percent and 18 percent. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Labor Relations, Training Program Development, and Human Resources Information System. Most people who know Employee Relations also know Organizational Development.

Pay by Experience Level for Sr. Human Resources (HR) Business Partner

Pay by Experience for a Sr. Human Resources (HR) Business Partner has a positive trend. An entry-level Sr. Human Resources (HR) Business Partner with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $82,000 based on 60 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Sr. Human Resources (HR) Business Partner with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $92,000 based on 237 salaries. An experienced Sr. Human Resources (HR) Business Partner which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $101,000 based on 420 salaries. A Sr. Human Resources (HR) Business Partner with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $102,000 based on 132 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $96,613

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

San Francisco is home to an above-average pay rate for Senior Human Resources Business Partners, 37 percent higher than the national average. Senior Human Resources Business Partners can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+24 percent), Houston (+18 percent), Los Angeles (+10 percent), and Portland (+9 percent). Senior Human Resources Business Partners earn a smaller-than-average sum in smaller cities: In particular, Minneapolis, Columbus, and Denver have pay rates lower than anywhere else in the country, all facing salaries below the national average and reporting populations under a million. Workers in Columbus and Denver earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (9 percent less and 7 percent less, respectively).

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Key Stats for Sr. Human Resources (HR) Business Partner

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 80 votes.
1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
54%
20 years or more
21%
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Experience Affects Sr. Human Resources (HR) Business Partner Salaries

▲6%

▲4%

National Average
$97,000

▼5%

▼15%

Skills That Affect Sr. Human Resources (HR) Business Partner Salaries






National Average
$97,000

Full-Cycle Recruiting
▼4%


▼6%


Training Program Development
▼8%

Labor Relations
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 80 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
54%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 90%
vision benefits
Vision: 84%
no benefits
None: 5%