The average salary for an Experienced Human Resources (HR) Generalist with Payroll Administration skills in Toronto, Ontario is C$60,702.
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C$53k - C$65k
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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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Popular Skills for Human Resources (HR) Generalist
Benefits & Compensation
Skills in Benefits & Compensation are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Human Resources Information System (HRIS), Benefits Administration, Full-Cycle Recruiting and Employee Relations.
Pay by Experience Level for Human Resources (HR) Generalist
An early career Human Resources (HR) Generalist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$53,863 based on 23 salaries. A mid-career Human Resources (HR) Generalist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$54,637 based on 23 salaries.
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 19.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Vaughan, Ontario (7.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Mississauga, Ontario (6.9% less).
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