Average Human Resources (HR) Manager Salary

$67,252
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,885
Bonus
$5,000
Commission
$2,523
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The average salary for a Human Resources (HR) Manager is $67,252.
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$47k
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$67k
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$94k
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$47k - $94k
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$776 - $12k
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$100 - $24k
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$43k - $97k
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What Do Human Resources (HR) Managers Do?

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.

Job Satisfaction for Human Resources (HR) Manager

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The top respondents for the job title Human Resources (HR) Manager are from the companies Lowe's Home Improvement Inc., Target Corporation and Lowe's Companies, Inc. Reported salaries are highest at U.S. Army where the average pay is $75,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Target Corporation and Wal-Mart Stores, Inc, earning around $64,893 and $63,676, respectively. Lowe's Home Improvement Inc. pays the lowest at around $51,554. Lowe's Companies, Inc and Cintas Corporation also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $53,555 and $57,802, 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 $50,392 based on 413 salaries. An early career Human Resources (HR) Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $59,235 based on 7,478 salaries. A mid-career Human Resources (HR) Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $67,824 based on 8,946 salaries. An experienced Human Resources (HR) Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $72,656 based on 10,031 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $74,544.
Employees with Human Resources (HR) Manager in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 15.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (13.9% more) and Los Angeles, California (13.4% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 31,195 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.3%
Early Career
24.0%
Mid Career
28.7%
Experienced
32.2%
Late Career
13.9%