$95,178
Avg. Salary
$34.90
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$9,713

Bonus

$5,172

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Sr. Human Resources (HR) Business Partner is $34.90 per hour.

The average pay for a Sr. Human Resources (HR) Business Partner is $95,178 per year.

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$24.14
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$51.31
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MEDIAN $34.90
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$70k
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$128k
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MEDIAN $95,178
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$0$139K
Salary $69,606 - $127,859
Bonus $2,918 - $19,831
Profit Sharing $961 - $15,706
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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$70,533 - $139,875
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,336
Hourly Data $0$51
Hourly Rate $24.14 - $51.31
Overtime $37.50
Annual Data $0$139K
Bonus $2,918 - $19,831
Profit Sharing $961 - $15,706
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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$70,533 - $139,875
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 26

Job Description

A senior human resources (HR) business partner is typically the final authority within a company on matters concerning the business' employees. The HR business partner works to establish legally sound hiring and termination procedures, and then ensures that managers and supervisors understand and adhere to these policies. Due to the expense of training and hiring new employees, the senior HR partner also helps develop screening and interview procedures aimed at reducing turnover.

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Sr. Human Resources (HR) Business Partner Tasks
  • Collaborate internally and externally to solve human resources problems and direct solutions.
  • Lead change management strategies and mentor employees.
  • Identify, pursue and hire prospects, on-boarding them and coaching for success.
  • Advise and facilitate legal proceedings and employment issues.
  • Develop and implement HR strategies, including bargaining, terminations, policy violations, hiring and others.

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Popular Skills


Senior Human Resources Business Partners seem to wield many skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Change Management, Strategic Planning, Organizational Development, and Performance Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 5 percent and 16 percent. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Labor Relations, Training Program Development, and Human Resources Information System. Those educated in Employee Relations tend to be well versed in Organizational Development.

Pay by Experience Level

Pay by Experience for a Sr. Human Resources (HR) Business Partner has a positive trend. An entry-level Sr. Human Resources (HR) Business Partner with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $82,000 based on 60 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Sr. Human Resources (HR) Business Partner with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $92,000 based on 237 salaries. An experienced Sr. Human Resources (HR) Business Partner which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $101,000 based on 420 salaries. A Sr. Human Resources (HR) Business Partner with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $102,000 based on 132 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $98,956

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

Senior Human Resources Business Partners will find that San Francisco offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 34 percent. Senior Human Resources Business Partners will also find cushy salaries in New York (+21 percent), Houston (+16 percent), Los Angeles (+7 percent), and Portland (+6 percent). For Senior Human Resources Business Partners, location is an influential factor in determining pay, and small cities are best to be avoided for those eager to increase earning potential. Minneapolis, Columbus, and Denver — three cities with fewer than a million residents — not only report salaries that trail behind the national average, but are in fact the lowest-paid American cities for those in the field. Employers in Columbus and Denver also lean toward paying below-median salaries (11 percent lower and 9 percent lower, respectively).

Job Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Sr. Human Resources (HR) Business Partner?

Sr. Human Resources (HR) Business Partner in Dallas:
"Underpaid and Underappreciated."
Pros: good restaurants and places to go after work
Cons: traffic

Sr. Human Resources (HR) Business Partner in Atlanta:
"Diverse and highly sophisticated."
Pros: This market pushes people to be their best because it's so competitive.
Cons: The traffic.

Sr. Human Resources (HR) Business Partner in Rockleigh:
"You are worth more than you think..."
Do your research about the company and the structure of the department you are seeking employment with. Don't be afraid to ask questions that you know will affect your decision to stay with the company a long time, if you decide to accept their initial offer. Your employer will only do to you what you allow them to do.

Sr. Human Resources (HR) Business Partner in Stamford:
"Prove Your Value."
Go into it understanding that this is a business and support functions like HR need to prove their value every day. Since indirect to the actual product, it is more at risk to cost reduction than product or service related positions, The quality of how you do your job and skills demonstrated with give you more job security. The quality of the HR function in your business is not within your control, but that is the biggest impact on your HR Reputation.

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How Skills Affect Salaries





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Gender

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80 %
Male
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1-4 years
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5-9 years
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10-19 years
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20 years or more
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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 89%
vision benefits
Vision: 85%
no benefits
None: 6%