Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) Salary (United States)

A Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) earns an average salary of $142,616 per year. A skill in Strategic Planning is associated with high pay for this job. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) Salary (?
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$85,421 - $227,747
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$85,421 - $227,747  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $60,930  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $23,489  
Total Pay (?
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$87,275 - $265,493  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 165
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Job Description for Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO)

Chief human resources officers (CHROs) hold a key administration position, regularly reporting to the chief executive officer and advising senior staff. They supervise all human resources administration for their company, including any human resources staff members. They design human resources practices and regulations, as well as present any proposals for changes to senior management and oversee implementation. Additionally, chief human resources officers help ensure their organization has the necessary workforce to meet all of business needs and goals.
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Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) Tasks
  • Account for and maintain human resources disciplines such as compensation, benefits, training, talent acquisition, and diversity.
  • Design, develop, implement, and manage human resource business projects and procedures.
  • Develop and improve recruiting practices and succession planning strategies.
  • Manage the day to day operations of the human resources department.
  • Oversee and ensure rewards programs are comprehensive, competitive, and align with business goals.

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Pay Difference By Location

Chicago
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New York
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National Average
$150,000
Houston
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Experience Affects Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) Salaries

Experienced
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National Average
$150,000
Mid-Career
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Skills That Affect Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) Salaries

Strategic Planning
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National Average
$150,000
Labor Relations
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Organizational Development
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Employee Relations
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Benefits & Compensation
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Gender

Female
68%
female alumni
 
Male
32%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
2%
5-9 years
6%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
52%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 87%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: 6%
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