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Human Resources Generalist Salary

How much does a Human Resources Generalist make in the United States?
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Salary Data for Human Resources Generalist

$72,133 (USD)/yr

$35 (USD)/hr

$2,539 (USD)/yr

$71,224 (USD)/yr

$34 (USD)/hr

$2,539 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Assesses personnel policies, programs, and procedures, and informs employee and management personnel on the interpretation of them. Performs professional level human resources work and carries out responsibilities in one or more functional areas, such as, staffing, employee relations, compensation, training, employment, labor relations, safety, affirmative action and employment equity programs, and personnel research.
The average human resources generalist salary in United States is $72,133 or an equivalent hourly rate of $35. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $2,539. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$51,587 (USD)

$89,086 (USD)


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Salary Potential

$83,622 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for Human Resources Generalist will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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