The average salary for a Sr. Human Resources (HR) Manager in Australia is AU$121,979.
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Job Description for Sr. Human Resources (HR) Manager
A senior human resources manager is someone that needs great communication skills, problem-solving abilities, and the capacity to manage relationships between employees and clients. A good amount of strategic know-how is needed with this position, as the job often will have the manager working with different business firms. This position also requires strong level of professionalism and the ability to communicate with other members of the corporate structure. A senior human resources manager sh…Read more
Sr. Human Resources (HR) Manager Tasks
- Design and manage enactment of Human Resources policies and initiatives.
- Design staffing strategies for all hiring needs.
- Act as a mentor to junior members of the Human Resources team.
- Responsible for knowing and consulting upon all areas of Human Resources, including hiring/termination, corrective action, complaints, and policy interpretation.
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Skills in Organizational Development and Human Resources (HR) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Benefits & Compensation, Performance Management and Employee Relations.
Pay by Experience Level for Sr. Human Resources (HR) Manager
A mid-career Sr. Human Resources (HR) Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$118,045 based on 24 salaries. An experienced Sr. Human Resources (HR) Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$126,326 based on 87 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$120,410.
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Employees with Sr. Human Resources (HR) Manager in their job title in Melbourne, Victoria earn an average of 9.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Sydney, New South Wales (3.4% more) and Brisbane, Queensland (3.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Adelaide, South Australia (21.7% less) and Canberra, Australian Capital Territory (ACT) (12.7% less).
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