2024 HR Salary Survey

Welcome to the Cherry Professional 2024 HR salary survey.

This survey provides valuable insights into the latest remuneration trends for HR professionals in the East Midlands, covering a wide range of roles from entry-level to senior executive positions, as well as specialist functions like talent acquisition, learning & development, and reward. The data is based on extensive research from Cherry Professional's database and a thorough participation survey.


Key issues shaping the HR landscape in 2024:


  • The shift to hybrid work has transformed organizations but also exposed tensions between employer and employee expectations around flexibility. HR must navigate this delicate balance.
  • Benefits have gained critical importance for attracting and retaining talent, with over 95% of employers now offering some form of hybrid or flexible working.
  • HR's role continues to evolve in the face of ongoing disruption. HR must serve as strategic partners, anticipating challenges, developing agile capabilities, and supporting leaders and employees through change.
  • Investing in employee development remains crucial, even in lean times. Low-cost, creative development initiatives can boost engagement, retention and productivity.
  • The report provides detailed salary ranges for various HR roles in the East Midlands core HR functions, talent acquisition, L&D, and specialist positions.


For the full data and insights, please download the Cherry Professional 2024 HR Salary Survey.