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

Greater Boston Area
5 days ago
+45
Our Opportunity: Chewy is looking for a Human Resources Business Partner to join our our rapidly growing HR team based in Boston, MA. In this role you’ll support one of the largest, fastest growing, most dynamic teams in e-commerce today. You will partner with leaders to drive performance and talent management initiatives and will provide the Product, Technology and New Verticals teams with strategic and tactical HR support. You will implement

Human Resources Business Partner

Somerville
2 weeks 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 office and 500+ headcount organization. We’re not slowing down anytime soon – and we’re ready to build (the right) process and implement programs to keep our

Senior HR Generalist

Somerville
1 week 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.

HR Manager

Greater Boston Area
20 hours 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. 

HR Manager

Remote
1 week ago
+30
We are looking for a (Human Resources) HR Manager to join our team and implement various human resources programs. This role will have significant autonomy in creating programs and policies with acute focus to recruit, develop, coach, compensate and retain the talent needed to execute on our strategy. 

ServiceNow HR Configuration Professional

Remote
1 week ago
+47
The ServiceNow HR Configuration Professional delivers new configuration within the HRSD module of ServiceNow to meet HR needs related to case management, knowledge management, portal design, mobile application and reporting/trending on ServiceNow data Work assignments involve complex issues where the analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors.

Sr. Global HR Business Partner

Greater Boston Area
1 week ago
+26
The Sr. Global HRBP acts as an advisor to the GTM team in matters relating to management strategy, staffing, performance management, employee relations and professional development. In addition, the Sr. Global HRBP will be involved in the creation and implementation of various HR programs and initiatives, working closely with other members of the HR team. The ideal candidate will be a creative, collaborative, results-oriented individual who is able to balance multiple priorities and make decisions. A true hands-on approach as well as the ability to successfully monitor the "pulse" of the employees to ensure a high level of employee engagement. Experience in a global, rapid, complex and ever-changing work environment with a high-volume workload is a must. This role requires someone to be dedicated to developing a strong, diverse, and collaborative organization, have a strong work ethic, a passion for managing the details within a growing global business and willing to contribute where/when necessary including the ability to roll up your sleeves.

People Ops Generalist (HR Generalist)

Greater Boston Area
1 week ago
+44
Are you passionate about People Operations or HR and looking for a place to grow? Are you a true generalist by nature and motivated by learning about various aspects of the employee life cycle? ASICS Digital has an exciting new role on our growing People Operations team for you! Your success will be measured on building trust, executing great programs and events, and the success of all our employees.  This person will be exposed to the full life

Human Resources (HR) Manager

Somerville
3 weeks 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 Manager

Somerville
2 weeks ago
WHO WE ARE: ActBlue builds and maintains a powerful online fundraising platform for Democratic campaigns, progressive organizations, and nonprofits working to create a better future. We put power in the hands of small-dollar donors by making it easier for grassroots supporters to make their voices heard and by helping thousands of groups — from presidential candidates to environmental organizations —  build people-powered movements. We’re a

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 $53,976
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 $89,088
Min: $48K
Max: $155K
Senior Recruiter $95,409
Min: $55K
Max: $187K
HR Director $144,146
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 $232,000
Min: $189K
Max: $275K

Skills that affect HR Specialist salaries in Boston

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HR Operations
7% have this skill
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Compensation & Benefits
6% have this skill
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Compliance
5% have this skill
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Administrative Support
5% have this skill
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Employee Relations
5% have this skill
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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
501-1,000 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
501-1,000 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
501-1,000 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
501-1,000 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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