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Average Human Resources (HR) Manager Salary in Canada

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The average salary for a Human Resources (HR) Manager in Canada is C$70,148.
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What Do Human Resources (HR) Managers Do?

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Popular Employer Salaries for Human Resources (HR) Manager

The top respondents for the job title Human Resources (HR) Manager are from the companies Cintas Corporation, Elbow River Casino and Direct Focus Marketing. Reported salaries are highest at Winpak Ltd. where the average pay is C$108,853. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Direct Focus Marketing and Kenroc Building Materials Co. Ltd., earning around C$83,524 and C$79,141, respectively. Tim Hortons Inc pays the lowest at around C$45,000. Elbow River Casino and Cintas Corporation also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying C$55,772 and C$59,021, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Human Resources (HR) Managers?

Skills in Employee Relations, Performance Management and Human Resources (HR) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Full-Cycle Recruiting and Benefits & Compensation.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Human Resources (HR) Managers?

An entry-level Human Resources (HR) Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$51,910 based on 58 salaries. An early career Human Resources (HR) Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$59,053 based on 923 salaries. A mid-career Human Resources (HR) Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$70,934 based on 1,112 salaries. An experienced Human Resources (HR) Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$77,866 based on 1,240 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$81,875.
Employees with Human Resources (HR) Manager in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 13.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Vancouver, British Columbia (10.1% more) and Edmonton, Alberta (5.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Montréal, Québec (5.4% less).

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