Average Senior Human Resources (HR) Generalist Salary in Canada

C$70,634
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
C$4,837
Bonus
C$2,300
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The average salary for a Senior Human Resources (HR) Generalist in Canada is C$70,634.
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C$53k
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C$71k
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C$92k
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MEDIAN C$70,634
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Salary
C$53k - C$92k
Bonus
C$1k - C$11k
Profit Sharing
C$841 - C$9k
Total Pay
C$54k - C$96k

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Job Description for Senior Human Resources (HR) Generalist

Senior Human Resources (HR) Generalist Tasks
  • Coordinate human resources generalists and guide all recruiting and employee relations processes.
  • Administer employee compensation, training and benefit programs.
  • Design and execute human resources policies and procedures.
  • Acts as liaison between employee and management to answer questions or concerns regarding company policies, practices and regulations.
  • Collect and analyze human resources data, and make recommendations for changes to management.

Popular Employer Salaries for Senior Human Resources (HR) Generalist

C$63k

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Senior Human Resources (HR) Generalist. Thickness and color of lines indicates how common a path is.
Senior Human Resources (HR) Generalist
Human Resources (HR) Director
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Senior Human Resources (HR) Generalist

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

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Human Resources (HR) Generalist

An early career Senior Human Resources (HR) Generalist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$63,474 based on 43 salaries. A mid-career Senior Human Resources (HR) Generalist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$71,169 based on 119 salaries. An experienced Senior Human Resources (HR) Generalist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$71,476 based on 88 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$86,974.
Employees with Senior Human Resources (HR) Generalist in their job title in Edmonton, Alberta earn an average of 24.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Calgary, Alberta (6.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Winnipeg, Manitoba (8.0% less), Mississauga, Ontario (7.0% less) and Toronto, Ontario (1.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 266 survey responses.
Early Career
16.2%
Mid Career
44.7%
Experienced
33.1%
Late Career
6.0%