Human Resources Generalist/Manager Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$68,000
$47,000
Min 10%
$68,000
Median 50%
$98,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Union Bank
Highest Paying City
San Francisco, CA
Highest Paying State
California
Average Experience Level
4.3 years
How much does a human resources generalist/manager make?
The national average salary for a Human Resources Generalist/Manager in the U.S. is $68,462 annually or $32.91 hourly. The top 10 percent make over $98,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent make under $47,000 per year. Most Human Resources Generalist/Manager jobs are in Construction companies and Professional companies. Some of the states with the best Human Resources Generalist/Manager salaries are California, New Jersey, New York, Maine, and Rhode Island. The typical tenure for a Human Resources Generalist/Manager is 4.2 years.

Average Human Resources Generalist/Manager Salary By Location

Human Resources Generalist/Managers in the United States of America make on average $68,462 a year or $32.91 per hour. The top city when it comes to Human Resources Generalist/Manager salaries is San Francisco, CA at $109,696 per year. The San Francisco, CA average entry-level salary for Human Resources Generalist/Managers is $61,000. The top 5 states with the highest reported Human Resources Generalist/Manager salaries are California, New Jersey, New York, Maine, and Rhode Island. Tennessee, Arizona, Florida, South Carolina, and South Dakota are at the bottom for competitive pay.

Map of Human Resources Generalist/Manager Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Human Resources Generalist/Managers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Human Resources Generalist/Manager Salary By Company

If you are a Human Resources Generalist/Manager, you can expect good job security. However, keep in mind that some industries pay better than others. Construction companies and Professional companies have the most job opportunities for Human Resources Generalist/Managers. Human Resources Generalist/Managers at Union Bank and Carpenter Technology report the highest salaries. Companies like Clark Construction Group and MyClean also report very competitive wages for Human Resources Generalist/Managers.

Average Human Resources Generalist/Manager Pay By Industry

Human Resources Generalist/Manager salaries can vary depending on the industry. Our analysis shows that Technology companies, Insurance companies, and Finance companies pay higher-than-average wages for Human Resources Generalist/Managers. Salaries for Human Resources Generalist/Managers in Technology companies average $76,279 annually, while Insurance companies and Finance companies pay $71,637 and $70,146, respectively. The average salary for Human Resources Generalist/Managers in the Manufacturing industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $61,998.
Industry
Average Salary
Technology
Technology
$76,279
$76k
Insurance
Insurance
$71,637
$72k
Finance
Finance
$70,146
$70k
Retail
Retail
$68,904
$69k
Professional
Professional
$68,112
$68k
Construction
Construction
$67,477
$67k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$61,998
$62k

Human Resources Generalist/Manager Salary History

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National Average
Ashburn, VA

Recently Added Human Resources Generalist/Manager Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Adecco Staffing
Human Resources Generalist/Manager
03/03/2020
$73,045
Robert Half
Human Resources Generalist/Manager
01/16/2020
$70,000
Robert Half
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12/02/2019
$60,000
Robert Half
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10/26/2019
$65,427
Dcsdk12
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10/23/2019
$43,400
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09/27/2019
$70,000
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$38,000
Robert Half
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08/29/2019
$75,000
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07/24/2019
$95,000
Robert Half Finance & Accounting
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06/10/2019
$55,000
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