Average Senior Human Resources (HR) Generalist Salary

$66,982
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$3,913
Bonus
$2,894
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The average salary for a Senior Human Resources (HR) Generalist is $66,982.
10%
$52k
MEDIAN
$67k
90%
$88k
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Salary
$52k - $88k
Bonus
$974 - $10k
Profit Sharing
$489 - $8k
Total Pay
$51k - $91k

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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.

Job Satisfaction for Senior Human Resources (HR) Generalist

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Popular Employer Salaries for Senior Human Resources (HR) Generalist

The top respondents for the job title Senior Human Resources (HR) Generalist are from the companies Kaiser Permanente, Amazon.com Inc and Honeywell Aerospace. Reported salaries are highest at Raytheon Co. where the average pay is $102,913. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Kaiser Permanente and Eaton Corporation, earning around $85,965 and $85,895, respectively. Amazon.com Inc pays the lowest at around $57,669. Benchmade Knife Company and Honeywell Aerospace also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $71,000 and $71,725, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Senior Human Resources (HR) Generalist

Skills in Employee Relations and Performance Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Benefits Administration, Human Resources Information System (HRIS) and Benefits & Compensation.

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

An entry-level Senior Human Resources (HR) Generalist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $58,908 based on 5 salaries. An early career Senior Human Resources (HR) Generalist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $63,712 based on 467 salaries. A mid-career Senior Human Resources (HR) Generalist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $67,180 based on 1,032 salaries. An experienced Senior Human Resources (HR) Generalist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $68,371 based on 1,072 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $69,654.
Employees with Senior Human Resources (HR) Generalist in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 16.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (14.8% more) and Los Angeles, California (5.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (2.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,956 survey responses.
Entry Level
0.2%
Early Career
15.8%
Mid Career
34.9%
Experienced
36.3%
Late Career
12.9%