Average Human Resources (HR) Business Partner Salary

$74,669
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$6,421
Bonus
$12,500
Commission
$3,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Human Resources (HR) Business Partner is $74,669.
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$54k
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$75k
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$103k
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MEDIAN $74,669
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Salary
$54k - $103k
Bonus
$1k - $15k
Profit Sharing
$498 - $10k
Commission
$0 - $13k
Total Pay
$54k - $110k

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Job Description for Human Resources (HR) Business Partner

Human Resources (HR) Business Partner Tasks
  • Analyze HR practices, and recommend employee relations, employment, compensation and benefits policies to establish competitive programs and ensure legal compliance.
  • Lead a team of HR staff to develop, plan and implement various HR initiatives such as compensation, benefits and performance management programs.
  • Advise managers on organizational policy issues and recommend needed changes.

Popular Employer Salaries for Human Resources (HR) Business Partner

The top respondents for the job title Human Resources (HR) Business Partner are from the companies Amazon.com Inc, ADP TotalSource and Lockheed Martin Corp. Reported salaries are highest at Google, Inc. where the average pay is $129,808. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Tesla Motors and Amazon.com Inc, earning around $95,000 and $80,041, respectively. Lockheed Martin Corp pays the lowest at around $70,000. Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (ADP) and HCA, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $74,802 and $75,076, respectively.

Career Paths

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

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Popular Skills for Human Resources (HR) Business Partner

Skills in Performance Management, Organizational Development and Business Strategy are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Human Resources (HR) and Employee Relations.

Pay by Experience Level for Human Resources (HR) Business Partner

An entry-level Human Resources (HR) Business Partner with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $58,424 based on 212 salaries. An early career Human Resources (HR) Business Partner with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $65,837 based on 1,565 salaries. A mid-career Human Resources (HR) Business Partner with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $75,414 based on 2,168 salaries. An experienced Human Resources (HR) Business Partner with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $80,915 based on 1,783 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $86,939.
Employees with Human Resources (HR) Business Partner in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 32.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (15.4% more) and Seattle, Washington (7.5% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 6,152 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.4%
Early Career
25.4%
Mid Career
35.2%
Experienced
29.0%
Late Career
6.9%