Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Human Resources Generalist make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

Industry

$70,290 / yrTotal Pay
$65,505 / yrBase Pay
$4,785 / yrAdditional Pay

$70,290

 / yr
$50K$100K
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Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Human Resources Generalist is $70,290 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $65,505 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $4,785 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Total Pay Trajectory

For HR Generalist

$63,963 /yr
HR Generalist
$87,792 /yr
Senior HR Generalist
$87,932 /yr
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Related Job Titles

For Human Resources Generalist

Some related job titles are HR Salaries with median pay of $87,425, HR Generalist Salaries with median pay of $63,963, Human Resources Assistant Salaries with median pay of $46,101, Entry Level Human Resources Salaries with median pay of $42,426.

Top Paying Companies

For a Human Resources Generalist in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Human Resources Generalist in United States. Employers include Google, Meta and Hewlett Packard Enterprise | HPE.

1
Google
$147,852/yr
2
Meta
$141,765/yr
7
Boeing
$115,640/yr
10
IBM
$113,802/yr

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$98,588

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$89,890

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$84,109

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$34

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Glassdoor Economist Pay Overview

What is the pay outlook for Human Resources?

Human resources (HR) jobs are an essential part of many businesses and tend to grow at a similar rate as the overall labor market. As the labor market strengthens and businesses increase hiring, more recruiters and HR specialists are needed. Many HR jobs lend themselves well to remote work, which will become more common in the coming years. Smaller companies are expected to continue to shift many HR functions to agencies, rather than rely on in-house specialists, providing opportunities for employees to diversify their work. Data and technology will play an increasingly important role in HR, so digital and quantitative skills can help candidates stand out.

Recent Salaries Shared

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Job Title

Location

Total Pay

Base Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

Human Resources

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$1,100

/mo

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
HR Professional

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$55,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Human Resources

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$76,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday
Human Resources

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$120,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Human Resources Generalist

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$46,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Human Resources Generalist

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$68,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
HR Generalist

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$82,500

/yr

$75K | $8K

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
HR Generalist

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$76,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday

Human Resources Generalist pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Human Resources Generalist is $65,505 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Human Resources Generalist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 13448 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Human Resources Generalist employees.

The highest salary for a Human Resources Generalist in United States is $91,257 per year.

The lowest salary for a Human Resources Generalist in United States is $47,020 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Human Resources Generalist or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Human Resources Generalist.

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