Director of Human Resources (HR) Salary (United States)

A Director of Human Resources (HR) earns an average salary of $86,020 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Strategic Planning and Organizational Development.
Director of Human Resources (HR) Total Pay (?
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$53,289 - $131,103
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MEDIAN: $86,020
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Director of Human Resources (HR) Total Pay (?
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$10.82 - $42.55
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$53,289 - $131,103  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $25,785  
Profit Sharing
$1,014 - $15,033  
Commission
$0.00 - $10,241  
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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$52,504 - $147,591  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,630
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$10.82 - $42.55  
   
Overtime
$14.79 - $41.72  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $25,785  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $10,241  
Profit Sharing
$1,014 - $15,033  
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).
)
$52,504 - $147,591  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,630
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Job Description for Director of Human Resources (HR)

Human resources directors are responsible for guiding and managing the overall activities of their companies' human resources (HR) departments. These responsibilities include managing HR services and policies along with programs for the entire company. HR directors serve as advocates who ensures that all company and employee interactions are handled in a fair and consistent manner. Other responsibilities generally include recruiting, orientation, development and training of new employees, payroll processing, and salary and benefit administration. HR directors are also responsible for employee relations and policy development along with performance improvement. They generally report directly to the CEO (or other executive staff members) and are responsible for compliance with all regulatory concerns.
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Director of Human Resources (HR) Tasks
  • Oversee staff operations, business planning and budget development of HR programs.
  • Plan, direct and manages all human resources initiatives; recruitment, compensation, benefits, training and employee relations of an organization.
  • Ensure policies, procedures and HR programs are consistently administered, aligned with organizational goals and are in compliance with professional standards, state and federal regulatory requirements and laws.

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Pay by Experience Level for Director of Human Resources (HR)

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Pay Difference By Location

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National Average
$89,000
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Experience Affects Director of Human Resources (HR) Salaries

National Average
$89,000

Skills That Affect Director of Human Resources (HR) Salaries

Employee Relations
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Training Management
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$89,000
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Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
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Gender

Female
75%
female alumni
 
Male
25%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
49%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 9%
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