The average salary for a Human Resources (HR) Generalist is C$53,033.
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Job Description for Human Resources (HR) Generalist
A human resources generalist helps managers make decisions relating to human resources, such as maintaining good relationships with employees and hiring new talent. The generalist will often help upper management determine strategies for hiring quality personnel. The generalist may also administer general human resources duties, such as payroll, benefits, and training. Sometimes, it may be essential to look over company policies and practices and to suggest changes. The generalist may deploy n…Read more
Popular Employer Salaries for Human Resources (HR) Generalist
The top respondents for the job title Human Resources (HR) Generalist are from the companies IKEA, Hewlett Packard Enterprise and Content Management Corporation. Reported salaries are highest at Emerson Climate Technologies where the average pay is C$62,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include IKEA, earning around C$54,535. Hewlett Packard Enterprise pays the lowest at around C$47,125. Content Management Corporation also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying C$51,495.
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Popular Skills for Human Resources (HR) Generalist
Benefits & Compensation
Skills in Employee Relations, Full-Cycle Recruiting, Benefits & Compensation and Human Resources Information System (HRIS) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Recruiting.
Pay by Experience Level for Human Resources (HR) Generalist
An entry-level Human Resources (HR) Generalist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$44,350 based on 311 salaries. An early career Human Resources (HR) Generalist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$50,936 based on 1,390 salaries. A mid-career Human Resources (HR) Generalist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$57,290 based on 759 salaries. An experienced Human Resources (HR) Generalist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$59,819 based on 304 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$65,590.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Human Resources (HR) Generalist in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 12.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Edmonton, Alberta (12.4% more) and Toronto, Ontario (1.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Winnipeg, Manitoba (3.1% less).
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