How much does a Human Resources Generalist make?

Updated Sep 23, 2021

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$61,133 /yr
Average Base Pay

8,845 salaries

$43K

Low

$61K

Average

$87K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Human Resources Generalist is $61,133 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Human Resources Generalist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 8845 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Human Resources Generalist employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
HR Generalist$61,438 /yr
L3
Senior HR Generalist$77,633 /yr
L4
Lead HR Generalist$61,291 /yr
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$42,097

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Boeing
3.8

Boeing

Human Resources Generalist

$89,366

 /yr
Range: $61K - $153K
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$61K

$153K

$60,656 - $152,854 Range

Paychex
3.8

Paychex

Human Resources Generalist

$69,056

 /yr
Range: $50K - $88K

$50K

$88K

$50,400 - $87,925 Range

Whole Foods Market
3.5

Whole Foods Market

Human Resources Generalist

$62,006

 /yr
Range: $50K - $78K

$50K

$78K

$50,045 - $77,892 Range

US Army
3.8

US Army

Human Resources Generalist

$50,962

 /yr
Range: $28K - $75K

$28K

$75K

$28,092 - $75,141 Range

Cummins
4

Cummins

Human Resources Generalist

$77,846

 /yr
Range: $60K - $94K

$60K

$94K

$60,322 - $93,983 Range

Amazon
3.8

Amazon

Human Resources Generalist

$63,738

 /yr
Range: $40K - $132K

$40K

$132K

$39,900 - $132,357 Range

Aerotek
3.5

Aerotek

Human Resources Generalist

$52,140

 /yr
Range: $46K - $64K

$46K

$64K

$45,755 - $63,845 Range

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Marriott International
4.1

Marriott International

Human Resources Generalist - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $15 - $27

$15

$27

$15 - $27 Range

Target
3.7

Target

Human Resources Generalist

$53,399

 /yr
Range: $27K - $80K

$27K

$80K

$27,297 - $80,466 Range

Spectrum
3.2

Spectrum

Human Resources Generalist

$67,329

 /yr
Range: $56K - $90K

$56K

$90K

$55,767 - $89,568 Range

Walgreens
3.1

Walgreens

Human Resources Generalist

$78,994

 /yr
Range: $58K - $110K

$58K

$110K

$57,843 - $109,747 Range

The Home Depot
3.8

The Home Depot

Human Resources Generalist

$66,240

 /yr
Range: $43K - $80K

$43K

$80K

$42,797 - $80,321 Range

IKEA
3.8

IKEA

Human Resources Generalist

$76,740

 /yr
Range: $60K - $85K

$60K

$85K

$59,770 - $85,111 Range

Express Employment Professionals
3.9

Express Employment Professionals

Human Resources Generalist - Hourly

$25

 /hr
Range: $17 - $37

$17

$37

$17 - $37 Range

Goodwill
3.3

Goodwill

Human Resources Generalist

$51,082

 /yr
Range: $36K - $90K

$36K

$90K

$35,700 - $89,589 Range

International Paper
3.8

International Paper

Human Resources Generalist

$88,643

 /yr
Range: $76K - $97K

$76K

$97K

$75,591 - $96,889 Range

XPO Logistics
3.6

XPO Logistics

Human Resources Generalist

$75,505

 /yr
Range: $60K - $80K

$60K

$80K

$60,289 - $79,806 Range

Citi
3.9

Citi

Human Resources Generalist

$68,028

 /yr
Range: $59K - $133K

$59K

$133K

$58,680 - $132,630 Range

PhysAssist Scribes
3.9

PhysAssist Scribes

Human Resources Generalist - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $17 - $25

$17

$25

$17 - $25 Range

Thermo Fisher Scientific
3.8

Thermo Fisher Scientific

Human Resources Generalist

$85,977

 /yr
Range: $45K - $193K

$45K

$193K

$45,217 - $192,771 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Human Resources Generalist salaries

The national average salary for a Human Resources Generalist is $61,133 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Human Resources Generalist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 8845 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Human Resources Generalist employees.

The highest salary for a Human Resources Generalist in United States is $86,943 per year.

The lowest salary for a Human Resources Generalist in United States is $42,985 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent human resources generalist salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$49,000
per year
A Claims Generalist in the Tampa, FL Area area reported making $49,000 per year
Job Highlights
Tampa, FL Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$22
hourly
A Human Resources in the Austin, TX Area area reported making $22 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Austin, TX Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$65,000
per year
A Human Resources Generalist in the Denver, CO Area area reported making $65,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Denver, CO Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$15
hourly
A Human Resources in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $15 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$64,000
per year
A Human Resources Generalist in the Charlotte, NC Area area reported making $64,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Charlotte, NC Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$70,000
per year
A Human Resources in the Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area reported making $70,000 per year
Additional Pay
$5k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$35,000
per year
A Human Resources in the Omaha, NE Area area reported making $35,000 per year
Additional Pay
$500 cash bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Omaha, NE Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$52,000
per year
A Human Resources Generalist in the Ann Arbor, MI Area area reported making $52,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Ann Arbor, MI Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$78,000
per year
A Human Resources in the San Diego, CA Area area reported making $78,000 per year
Additional Pay
$8k cash bonus
$12k stock bonus
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
San Diego, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
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