The average pay for an Entry-Level Human Resources (HR) Director is £55,000 per year. A skill in People Management is associated with high pay for this job.

£32,500 - £74,356
MEDIAN: £55,000

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£32,500 - £74,356  
£0.00 - £14,547  
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XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
£34,687 - £82,856  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 34

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £56,325

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Human Resources (HR) Director Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Human Resources (HR) Director in Ascot:
"Develop commercial experience outside of HR."
Develop in depth commercial experience outside of HR e.g. Sales, marketing, finance, operations and try to spend time with different business functions to understand how the business operates.

Human Resources (HR) Director in Manchester:
"How lonely it could be at times"
Take time to understand the culture. Get to know the key players and quickly establish where you can create value for the team.

Key Stats for Human Resources (HR) Director


87 %
13 %
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Human Resources (HR) Director Salaries

People Management
up arrow 32%

Organizational Development
up arrow 7%

Employee Relations
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National Average


87 %
13 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 52%
dental benefits
Dental: 19%
vision benefits
Vision: 29%
dental benefits
None: 29%