What does a Senior HR Consultant do?

Human resources consultants ensure that human capital serves the best interest at a company or organization and are called upon to advise companies on issues that involve the inner-workings at a workforce. They advise management on administering human resources policies and procedures and take responsibility for the successful, timely completion of human resource related projects and initiatives. They conduct research, track and analyze metrics, and suggest their insight to improve decision-making.

Human resources consultants advise personnel about recurring issues and problems and assist their team in recruitment, training, and employee management. They create and design plans to apply new techniques for driving changes in a company's HR processes and develop, revise, and implement HR policies and procedures. They suggest and manage implementation of suitable technology for business advancement and remain up-to-date with the latest trends and progress in the human resources field. Human resources consultants need a master's degree in human resources or a similar related field and hands-on experience with human resources software programs.

EducationBachelor's Degree
Work/Life Balance
3.9 ★
Salary Range--
Career Opportunity
3.8 ★
Avg. Experience2-4 years

Senior HR Consultant Salaries

Average Base Pay

$114,208 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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$69K
Median: $114K
$189K
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Senior HR Consultant Career Path

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Senior HR Consultant Insights

Read what Senior HR Consultant professionals have to say about their job experiences and view top companies for this career.
LA InternationalLA International
Resource Consultant
Nov 20, 2021

“Compulsory training ensures that every section of our role is done to a high standard.”

CapgeminiCapgemini
Senior ABAP Human Resources Consultant
Nov 13, 2021

“Quite good and best worklife balance”

PaylocityPaylocity
Human Resources Consultant
Aug 18, 2021

“Can’t really think of any at the moment however the pay could be a little better especially depending on the location one lives in.”

SoftInsaSoftInsa
HR- Consultant
Nov 30, 2021

“There are career and professional development plans where we can grow professionally and also in terms of salary.”

Eurofins ScientificEurofins Scientific
Human Resources Consultant
Oct 18, 2019

“I came directly from university and I could not imagine a better place to kick start my career.”

TriNetTriNet
Human Resources Consultant
Feb 8, 2021

“If you want to receive insults because the leadership assumes everyone is of the opinion of the left?”

Victoria UniversityVictoria University
Human Resources Consultant
Oct 16, 2019

“VU provides good opportunities to learn and grow in a interesting and rewarding industry”

Workplace OptionsWorkplace Options
EAP Counselor
Jun 19, 2021

“Management was unfair and unwilling to teach”

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