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Director, Compensation Salary

Directors of Compensation in the United States take home approximately $119K per year on average. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 56 percent. Most Directors of Compensation like their work and job satisfaction is high. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$86,220 - $151,274
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $118,674
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Salary
$86,220 - $151,274  
   
Bonus
$6,040 - $34,189  
Profit Sharing
$2,500 - $11,000  
Total Pay (?
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).
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$88,441 - $177,310  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 102
United States (change)

Job Description for Director, Compensation

  • Direct staff engaged in the compensation department’s programs; job evaluation, salary, and incentive programs.
  • Develop and evaluate compensation programs, procedures and practices to ensure alignment with organizational goals and are in compliance with professional standards, state and federal regulatory requirements and laws.

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Experience Affects Director, Compensation Salaries

Experienced
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Late-Career
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National Average
$133,000

Mid-Career
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
53%
20 years or more
31%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 97% dental benefits Dental: 88%
vision benefits Vision: 75% employee benefits None: 2%