Average Human Resources (HR) Manager Salary

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The average salary for a Human Resources (HR) Manager is C$69,113.
MEDIAN C$69,113
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C$49k - C$95k
C$975 - C$13k
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C$299 - C$10k
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C$47k - C$99k

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Job Description for Human Resources (HR) Manager

Human Resources (HR) Manager Tasks
  • Advise and coach managers on HR policies and programs including employee relations issues.
  • Manage daily departmental operations, business planning and budget development of HR programs.
  • Ensure policies, procedures and HR programs are consistently administered, aligned with organizational goals and are in compliance with professional standards, state and federal regulatory requirements and laws.
  • Plan, manage and coordinate all human resources initiatives; recruitment, compensation, benefits, training and employee relations of an organization.

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, Carstar, Inc and Elbow River Casino. Reported salaries are highest at Carstar, Inc where the average pay is C$77,356. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include TACC and Altima Dental, earning around C$70,791 and C$69,943, respectively. Tim Hortons Inc pays the lowest at around C$42,000. Elbow River Casino and Cintas Corporation also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying C$55,772 and C$58,445, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Human Resources (HR) Manager

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

Pay by Experience Level for Human Resources (HR) Manager

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$50,762 based on 308 salaries. An early career Human Resources (HR) Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$58,232 based on 1,171 salaries. A mid-career Human Resources (HR) Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$69,747 based on 1,412 salaries. An experienced Human Resources (HR) Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$76,473 based on 1,284 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$81,356.
Employees with Human Resources (HR) Manager in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 12.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Vancouver, British Columbia (11.6% more) and Edmonton, Alberta (4.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Winnipeg, Manitoba (5.4% less) and Mississauga, Ontario (3.3% less).

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