$72,278
Avg. Salary
$40.04
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$6,223

Bonus

$3,900

Profit Sharing

$5,500

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Consultant, Human Resources (HR) is $40.04 per hour.

The average pay for a Consultant, Human Resources (HR) is $72,278 per year.

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$17.47
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$40.04
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$106.65
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$47k
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$112k
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MEDIAN $72,278
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MEDIAN: $72,278
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$17.47 - $107
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$0$140K
Salary $46,822 - $111,709
Bonus $1,461 - $19,736
Profit Sharing $507 - $20,426
Commission $2,043 - $35,234
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$44,636 - $140,869
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,697
Hourly Data $0$106
Hourly Rate $17.47 - $107
Overtime $21.34 - $70.96
Annual Data $0$140K
Bonus $1,461 - $19,736
Commission $2,043 - $35,234
Profit Sharing $507 - $20,426
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$44,636 - $140,869
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 513

Job Description for Consultant, Human Resources (HR)

Human resources is the department within a company that handles employees' hiring, training, questions, and issues. A human resources consultant typically is hired to find ways to improve relationships between the business and employee, increase retention, and grow overall staff satisfaction.

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Consultant, Human Resources (HR) Pay By Employer

$0$198K

Mercer LLC
34 profiles
$103,093

$83,232

Deloitte
24 profiles
$81,539

Paychex, Inc.
14 profiles
$72,515

$75,214

$67,407

Towers Watson
7 profiles
$112,017

$47,023

AON Corporation
5 profiles
$74,865

NeoSystems
5 profiles
$78,155

Common Career Paths for Consultant, Human Resources (HR)


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Human Resources Consultants do not often transition into Senior Professional Service Consultant roles. The role averages $98K per year. The most common promotion for Human Resources Consultants is a Human Resources Manager position, which usually brings in $59K a year. Another standard transition for Human Resources Consultants seeking advancement is to assume a Human Resources Director role, where pay is often $80K.

Consultant, Human Resources (HR) Job Listings

Popular Skills for Consultant, Human Resources (HR)


Survey results imply that Human Resources Consultants deploy a substantial tool kit of skills at work. Most notably, skills in Change Management, Organizational Development, Benefits & Compensation, and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 7 percent and 12 percent. Skills that pay less than market rate include Recruiting, Customer Service, and Human Resources Information System. Those proficient in Employee Relations are, more often than not, also skilled in Organizational Development.

Pay by Experience Level for Consultant, Human Resources (HR)

Pay by Experience for a Consultant, Human Resources (HR) has a positive trend. An entry-level Consultant, Human Resources (HR) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 453 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Consultant, Human Resources (HR) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $74,000 based on 384 salaries. An experienced Consultant, Human Resources (HR) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $84,000 based on 396 salaries. A Consultant, Human Resources (HR) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $100,000 based on 177 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $75,216

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Human Resources Consultants, Los Angeles provides a pay rate that is 39 percent greater than the national average. Human Resources Consultants will also find cushy salaries in Philadelphia (+23 percent), Houston (+14 percent), Boston (+12 percent), and Minneapolis (+12 percent). Dallas ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 14 percent below the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in Miami and Seattle (6 percent lower and 5 percent lower, respectively).

Consultant, Human Resources (HR) Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Consultant, Human Resources (HR)?

Consultant, Human Resources (HR) in Cincinnati:
"Don't wait to be next in line for promotion. Shine and find."
As you are in your role, have a plan of your next steps to enhance your career.

Consultant, Human Resources (HR) in Port Matilda:
Continue developing yourself and your support network.

Consultant, Human Resources (HR) in Worcester:
"Give First - Gain Trust and the rest will follow."
Listen carefully to those you meet. Think about who they know who might be a good client for you. Build trust and relationships to gain the trust needed.

Consultant, Human Resources (HR) in Kent:
"The Little Things Mean a Lot."
Regardless of how well you do your job you will be rated on your attitude and by what time you show up. If you go the extra mile you be rewarded ten fold, not just in pay increases and merit rewards but in referrals, references and long-term relationships. Some of my best references came from college professors and employers I worked for in high school and college.

Consultant, Human Resources (HR) in Westlake Village:
"How to Handle Difficult People."
Maintain control of your environment.

Consultant, Human Resources (HR) in Springfield:
"Acquire All The Knowledge And Experience You Can."
Involve yourself in as much learning and variety of human resource topics that you can. Listen carefully to the client's needs. Network extensively within your profession; for they have the answers you're often looking for.

Consultant, Human Resources (HR) in Denver:
Pros: Flexible work schedule.
Cons: No option to work from home.

Related Job Salaries

Key Stats for Consultant, Human Resources (HR)

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 317 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
17%

Experience Affects Consultant, Human Resources (HR) Salaries

▲33%

▲11%

National Average
$75,000

▼1%

▼20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 317 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 26%