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Human resources generalist salary in United States

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

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The average salary for a human resources generalist is $57,877 per year in the United States. 16.4k salaries reported, updated at October 3, 2022

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Top companies for Human Resources Generalists in United States

    6 reviews5 salaries reported
    $109,535per year
  2. $86,284per year
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Highest paying cities for Human Resources Generalists near United States

  1. New York, NY
    $67,198 per year
    167 salaries reported
  2. Chicago, IL
    $62,883 per year
    237 salaries reported
  3. Atlanta, GA
    $60,960 per year
    88 salaries reported
  1. Dallas, TX
    $60,455 per year
    191 salaries reported
  2. Houston, TX
    $59,175 per year
    144 salaries reported
  3. Phoenix, AZ
    $59,153 per year
    176 salaries reported
  1. Indianapolis, IN
    $57,141 per year
    75 salaries reported
  2. San Antonio, TX
    $56,392 per year
    55 salaries reported
  3. Orlando, FL
    $56,358 per year
    59 salaries reported
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Where can a Human Resources Generalist earn more?

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Most common benefits for Human Resources Generalists

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • 403(b)
  • AD&D insurance
  • Continuing education credits
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Profit sharing
  • Referral program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
  • Work from home
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 641 ratings

53% of Human Resources Generalists in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in United States?

Human Resources Specialist

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Average $45,145 per year

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Common questions about salaries for a Human Resources Generalist

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