HR Specialist salary in Boston

Average Base Salary in Boston

$74,350
$9,458
Additional Cash Compensation
$83,808
Total Compensation
Median: $74K
Min: $43K
Max: $145K

How Much Does a HR Specialist Make in Boston?

The average salary for a HR Specialist in Boston is $74,350. The average additional cash compensation for a HR Specialist in Boston is $9,458. The average total compensation for a HR Specialist in Boston is $83,808. HR Specialist salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Boston from anonymous HR Specialist employees in Boston.

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HR Specialist jobs in Boston

Human Resources Business Partner

Somerville
6 days ago
+16
To reinvent an industry, you have to build the best team. Join Formlabs if you want to bring groundbreaking professional 3D printers to the desktop of every designer, engineer, researcher, and artist in the world. The People Operations team has grown Formlabs from a small crew to multiple offices and 500+ headcount organization. We’re ready to build (the right) process and implement programs to keep our best talent scaling with us. In this role,

Human Resources Manager (N. America)

Waltham
1 week ago
+40
Manage, coach and lead a team and effectively engage with other HR team members outside of direct reporting chain to accomplish objectives. Develop and implement talent management strategies and initiatives aligned with the overall business strategy. In collaboration with HR leadership, develop and recommend plans of action to achieve business solutions. Utilize data reporting tools, networks, subject matter knowledge and best in class practices to acquire and analyze information to support data driven decision-making and to formulate recommendations.  Manage the delivery and execution of HR operations and talent management solutions in support of business objectives for assigned business units. Serve as a consultant, coach, and strategic partner to the management team on HR-related issues. Provide guidance and input on business unit restructures, workforce planning, succession planning and change management.

HR Generalist

Somerville
1 day ago
+16
We’re looking for an HR Generalist who thrives at the intersection of HR operations and employee advocacy. From immediately jumping in to support administrative tasks and partnering with outside counsel on immigration filings, to supporting employee relations and proactively identifying new pathways to serve Formlabs’ employees, you will work closely with key players across our People Operations, Systems, and Legal team to impact each employee’s experience here at Formlabs.

Vice President of HR

Cambridge
1 week ago
As a key leader at Cricket Health, you will be responsible for strategic human resource planning to ensure excellence across Cricket’s staff and leadership development efforts, our approach to employee engagement, culture, diversity and inclusion; our implementation, management, and growth of multiple human resources processes, including facilities, recruiting, benefits and performance management, talent development and retention, and delivering our leadership development and other education programs.

HR, Compensation, and Benefits Manager

Greater Boston Area
6 days ago
+44
We have an incredible team at Klaviyo - collaborative, capable, diverse, fun - and we won’t settle for less. We’re looking for a passionate and experienced HR, Compensation, and Benefits Manager, someone to join us on our mission to enable Klaviyos to thrive, to make the company the place where the best-of-the-best come, the place for talented and driven individuals to learn and grow. At Klaviyo, people (customers, Klaviyos, partners) genuinely come first, and because of that, being a part of People Operations at Klaviyo is very different than at other companies. We have the support of the entire company as we strive to build a pillar company and are dedicated to showing the world you will be great when you put people first and foremost. We try to ensure that people’s experiences are awesome and that they find themselves continually challenged, continually developing, and continually appreciated for their whole selves. 

Human Resources (HR) Manager

Somerville
2 months ago
We seek a Human Resources Manager to shape and execute key human resource functions in service of the organization.  This Manager will be responsible for a wide range of critical work streams including ActBlue’s operating policies and employee relations, ensuring they work in direct support of the org’s goals to be a great place to work.  This Manager is an integral member of ActBlue’s People & Culture team, will act as a trusted advisor to ActBlue leadership and managers, and will report to the Director, People & Culture. 

HR Specialist Salary ranges

The most common HR Specialist salary in Boston is between $60k - $70k.

Average HR Specialist Salary by Company Size

People with the job title HR Specialist make the most at companies with 51-200 employees, earning $86,400 on average.

HR Specialist Salary by gender

The average HR Specialist salary for women is $77,833 and the average HR Specialist salary for men is $102,500.

HR Specialist Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a HR Specialist with 7+ years of experience is $99,167.

Average HR salaries in Boston

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
HR Coordinator $54,248
Min: $40K
Max: $83K
Recruiter $71,634
Min: $34K
Max: $131K
HR Specialist $74,350
Min: $43K
Max: $145K
Technical Recruiter $81,684
Min: $41K
Max: $120K
HR Manager $89,071
Min: $48K
Max: $155K
Senior Recruiter $95,409
Min: $55K
Max: $187K
HR Director $143,466
Min: $73K
Max: $216K
Vice President of Talent Acquisition $155,000
Min: $155K
Max: $155K
Vice President of People $167,000
Min: $167K
Max: $167K
Vice President of Human Resources $188,000
Min: $123K
Max: $271K
Chief People Officer $189,000
Min: $189K
Max: $189K

Skills that affect HR Specialist salaries in Boston

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HR Operations
7% have this skill
2
Compensation & Benefits
6% have this skill
3
Compliance
5% have this skill
4
Administrative Support
5% have this skill
5
Employee Relations
5% have this skill
6
Policy and Process Development
4% have this skill

Recent HR Specialist salaries in Boston

$85,000
Yearly Salary
A HR Generalist reported a yearly salary of $85,000 with +$8,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Boston
$70,000
Yearly Salary
A People & Culture Generalist reported a yearly salary of $70,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Boston
$145,000
Yearly Salary
A HR Specialist reported a yearly salary of $145,000 with +$29,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Boston
$81,000
Yearly Salary
A HR Specialist reported a yearly salary of $81,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Female
500+ Employees
Boston
$72,000
Yearly Salary
A People Operations Specialist reported a yearly salary of $72,000 with +$2,160 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Boston
$80,000
Yearly Salary
A HR Specialist reported a yearly salary of $80,000 with +$6,500 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
500+ Employees
Boston
$90,000
Yearly Salary
A HR Supervisor reported a yearly salary of $90,000 with +$15,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Female
500+ Employees
Boston
1-5 Reports
$70,000
Yearly Salary
A Sr hr associate reported a yearly salary of $70,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
Boston
1-5 Reports
$60,000
Yearly Salary
A HRIS Analyst reported a yearly salary of $60,000
7+ Years of Experience
Female
500+ Employees
Boston
$92,500
Yearly Salary
A Senior HR Business Partner reported a yearly salary of $92,500 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
Boston
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