HR Generalist Salary in the US

$55,870
per year
per month
$4,660
per month
per year
Bonus
$2,750/year
Bonus
$230/month

HR Generalist - Average Salary

The average salary for an HR Generalist is $55,870 per year ($4,660 per month), which is $2,380 (+4%) higher than the average salary in the United States.
An HR Generalist can expect an average starting salary of $42,730. The highest salaries can exceed $81,250.
$42,730
Low
$55,870
Average salary
$81,250
High
$3,560
Low
$4,660
Average salary
$6,770
High
Total pay includes salary and bonus.
$0
$44,200
$88,450
Salary$42,730 - 81,250
Bonus$0 - 7,200
Total Pay$42,730 - 88,450
$0
$3,690
$7,370
Salary$3,560 - 6,770
Bonus$0 - 600
Total Pay$3,560 - 7,370

HR Generalist Salary Range

Low
$42,730
Average salary
$55,870
Senior
$64,490
High
$81,250
Low
$3,560
Average salary
$4,660
Senior
$5,370
High
$6,770
Among HR Generalists in the U.S., Entry Level HR Generalists and Junior HR Generalists have the lowest salaries, while Senior HR Generalists enjoy the highest salaries.

HR Generalist - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Senior HR Generalist$64K/year
+14% 
Junior HR Generalist$46K/year
 -17%
Entry Level HR Generalist$43K/year
 -23%

HR Generalist - Pay by Experience Level in the United States

An Entry Level HR Generalist with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average starting salary of $43,420 per year. A mid level HR Generalist with 4-9 years of experience earns an average salary of $51,440, while a Senior HR Generalist with 10-20 years of experience makes on average $59,450. HR Generalists with more than 20 years of experience earn $63,850 per year on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of an HR Generalist

Late Career▲ +14%
Senior▲ +6%
Average Salary$55,870/year
Mid Level▼ -8%
Entry Level▼ -22%

Gender Breakdown

Female
87%
Male
13%

HR Generalist - Jobs by Location

HR Generalist - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on all HR Generalist jobs published on Jobted in the last 12 months and on data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS.gov).
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