$86,473
Avg. Salary
$29.45
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$8,813

Bonus

$4,566

Profit Sharing

$16,000

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Sr. Human Resources (HR) Manager is $29.45 per hour.

The average pay for a Sr. Human Resources (HR) Manager is $86,473 per year.

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$17.44
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$46.63
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MEDIAN $29.45
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$59k
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$125k
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MEDIAN $86,473
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MEDIAN: $86,473
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$0$135K
Salary $59,444 - $124,922
Bonus $1,512 - $20,276
Profit Sharing $508 - $14,462
Commission $16,000
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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$59,690 - $135,238
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 4 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,934
Hourly Data $0$79
Hourly Rate $17.44 - $46.63
Overtime $6.95 - $79.37
Annual Data $0$135K
Bonus $1,512 - $20,276
Commission $16,000
Profit Sharing $508 - $14,462
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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$59,690 - $135,238
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 4 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 82

Job Description for Sr. Human Resources (HR) Manager

A senior human resources manager is someone that needs great communication skills, problem-solving abilities, and the capacity to manage relationships between employees and clients. A good amount of strategic know-how is needed with this position, as the job often will have the manager working with different business firms. This position also requires strong level of professionalism and the ability to communicate with other members of the corporate structure.

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Sr. Human Resources (HR) Manager Tasks
  • Design and manage enactment of Human Resources policies and initiatives.
  • Design staffing strategies for all hiring needs.
  • Act as a mentor to junior members of the Human Resources team.
  • Responsible for knowing and consulting upon all areas of Human Resources, including hiring/termination, corrective action, complaints, and policy interpretation.

Sr. Human Resources (HR) Manager Pay By Employer

$0$89K

U.S. Army
10 profiles
$71,248

Common Career Paths for Sr. Human Resources (HR) Manager


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Senior Human Resources Managers who go on to become VPs of Human Resources may see their salaries climb quite a bit. Median pay for VPs of Human Resources is $138K annually. Senior Human Resources Managers go on to become Human Resources Directors more often than anything even though median pay for the role is $80K. Senior Human Resources Managers who move into a Director of Human Resources role, another well-traveled path for those in this field, tend to find salaries of $92K.

Sr. Human Resources (HR) Manager Job Listings

Popular Skills for Sr. Human Resources (HR) Manager


Senior Human Resources Managers seem to wield many skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Organizational Development, Performance Management, Employee Relations, and Labor Relations are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Payroll Administration, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Excel. Most people familiar with Employee Relations also know Organizational Development and Recruiting. The majority of those who know Benefits & Compensation also know Recruiting and Organizational Development.

Pay by Experience Level for Sr. Human Resources (HR) Manager

Pay by Experience for a Sr. Human Resources (HR) Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Sr. Human Resources (HR) Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 151 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Sr. Human Resources (HR) Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $81,000 based on 426 salaries. An experienced Sr. Human Resources (HR) Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $90,000 based on 955 salaries. A Sr. Human Resources (HR) Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $90,000 based on 471 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $89,060

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

San Jose offers some of the highest pay in the country for Senior Human Resources Managers, 33 percent above the national average. Senior Human Resources Managers will also find cushy salaries in Seattle (+32 percent), San Francisco (+26 percent), Los Angeles (+15 percent), and New York (+14 percent). San Diego ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 10 percent below the national average. Workers in Dallas and Phoenix earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (8 percent less and 6 percent less, respectively).

Sr. Human Resources (HR) Manager Reviews

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

Sr. Human Resources (HR) Manager in Phoenix:
"Phoenix is a great city to work in."
Pros: I am a native to Phoenix with all my family living here in the metropolitan area. I have worked in the Valley since 1982. The cost of living is good. Phoenix doesn't have any weather conditions to be of concern.
Cons: The summer heat can be extreme and does increase monthly expenses in regards to electricity.

Sr. Human Resources (HR) Manager in Chicago:
"A lot of driving hours."
Pros: Getting to live in the city.
Cons: The commute.

Sr. Human Resources (HR) Manager in Irvine:
"Relaxed."
Pros: Easy commute, relaxed atmosphere, authority over my department.
Cons: All male upper management, low respect.

Sr. Human Resources (HR) Manager in Bozeman:
Pros: Love Bozeman and the surrounding beauty and friendly community.
Cons: Cost of living is too high in both housing and food. Spend a lot on gas too because I have to live 25 miles outside of Bozeman in order to afford a home within my budget, makes for a long commute each day to get to work.

Sr. Human Resources (HR) Manager in North Augusta:
"Do not be intimidated to make a stand on what is right."
Be a strong leader, stand for what is ethically fair and balanced. Do not be intimidated by fear. Remember to think of others and be empathetic to their situation, and be supportive and understanding. Always remember, conditions change.

Sr. Human Resources (HR) Manager in Boca Raton:
"Research."
Learn how to do great research on all types of hr topics.

Sr. Human Resources (HR) Manager in Fife:
"Hidden Answers."
This is a highly stressful position with little or no authority.

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Key Stats for Sr. Human Resources (HR) Manager

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 552 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
48%
20 years or more
29%

Experience Affects Sr. Human Resources (HR) Manager Salaries

▲1%

▲1%

National Average
$89,000

▼9%

▼25%

Skills That Affect Sr. Human Resources (HR) Manager Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 552 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
48%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
no benefits
None: 10%