R246,881
Avg. Salary
R150
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

R0.00

Bonus

R6,450

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Human Resources (HR) Generalist is R150 per hour.

The average pay for a Human Resources (HR) Generalist is R246,881 per year.

10%
R25.16
10%
R150.26
50%
R496.65
90%
90%
MEDIAN R150.26
10%
R106k
10%
R247k
50%
R438k
90%
90%
MEDIAN R246,881
R106,294 - R437,590
R110K
R250K
R440K
MEDIAN: R246,881
10%
50%
90%
R25.16 - R497
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R150
R500
MEDIAN: R150
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50%
90%
R0R451K
Salary R106,294 - R437,590
Bonus R0.00 - R0.00
Profit Sharing R0.00 - R78,523
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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R111,231 - R451,453
  • Country: South Africa
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 21 Jun 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 451
Hourly Data R0R496
Hourly Rate R25.16 - R497
Overtime R146
Annual Data R0R451K
Bonus R0.00 - R0.00
Profit Sharing R0.00 - R78,523
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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R111,231 - R451,453
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 21 Jun 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 10

Job Description for Human Resources (HR) Generalist

A human resources generalist helps managers make decisions relating to human resources, such as maintaining good relationships with employees and hiring new talent. The generalist will often help upper management determine strategies for hiring quality personnel.

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Human Resources (HR) Generalist Tasks
  • Guide managers in recruiting and employee relations.
  • Administer employee compensation, training and benefit programs.
  • Acts as liaison between employee and management to answer questions or concerns regarding company policies, practices and regulations.
  • Process, verify and maintain documentation relating to HR activities such as staffing, training and performance evaluations.

Common Career Paths for Human Resources (HR) Generalist


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Human Resources (HR) Generalist Job Listings

Popular Skills for Human Resources (HR) Generalist

Pay by Experience Level for Human Resources (HR) Generalist

Pay by Experience for a Human Resources (HR) Generalist has a positive trend. An entry-level Human Resources (HR) Generalist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R194,000 based on 245 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Human Resources (HR) Generalist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R298,000 based on 169 salaries. An experienced Human Resources (HR) Generalist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R325,000 based on 109 salaries. A Human Resources (HR) Generalist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R373,000 based on 20 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R258,102

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

Human Resources (HR) Generalist Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Human Resources (HR) Generalist?

Human Resources (HR) Generalist in Cape Town:
"Cape Townians work long hours for much less than their counterparts in Johannesburg."
Pros: Living in Cape Town. Work is a means to remain in Cape Town.
Cons: The rest of the country thinks we spend most of our time on the beach and have a laid-back attitude to work. It is an absolutely incorrect assumption. The pay is terrible in Cape Town, the hours the same, and the expected output is the same.

Human Resources (HR) Generalist in Johannesburg:
"No down time in the big city."
Pros: Constant challenges push people to go beyond their limits
Cons: No recovery/down time

Human Resources (HR) Generalist in Johannesburg:
"No down time in the big city."
Pros: The constant challenge and motivation to to push yourself beyond your limits
Cons: Little down/recovery time

Human Resources (HR) Generalist in Johannesburg:
"Fast paced, Long Hours and heavy traffic."
Pros: Diversity, bigger opportunities and growth.
Cons: Fast paced, Long Hours and heavy traffic.

Human Resources (HR) Generalist in Bloemfontein:
Be an expert in the utelization of systems/HR programs and software.

Human Resources (HR) Generalist in Johannesburg:
"I have to know what is happening in the business."
Pros: Recruitment and payroll.
Cons: None.

Human Resources (HR) Generalist in Cape Town:
"Human Resources Enabler."
Enabling business to make decisions that drive strategy without the fear of being undermined.

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Key Stats for Human Resources (HR) Generalist

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Human Resources (HR) Generalist Salaries

▲44%

▲26%

▲15%

National Average
R258,000

▼25%

Skills That Affect Human Resources (HR) Generalist Salaries


▲7%


▲1%

National Average
R258,000


Employee Relations
▼4%







Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 47%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
vision benefits
Vision: 6%
no benefits
None: 53%