The average salary for an Early-Career Human Resources (HR) Generalist with Human Resources (HR) skills in Canada is C$51,261.
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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
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Skills in Employee Relations, Recruiting, Full-Cycle Recruiting, Human Resources Information System (HRIS) and Benefits & Compensation are correlated to pay that is above average.
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$46,566 based on 6 salaries. A mid-career Human Resources (HR) Generalist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$59,680 based on 144 salaries. An experienced Human Resources (HR) Generalist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$60,977 based on 68 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$75,806.
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Employees with Human Resources (HR) Generalist in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 12.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Vancouver, British Columbia (5.9% more) and Montréal, Québec (3.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in London, Ontario (6.5% less), Winnipeg, Manitoba (5.6% less) and Mississauga, Ontario (3.9% less).
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