Entry-Level Director of Human Resources (HR) Salary

Pay for Entry-Level Directors of Human Resources sits in the ballpark of $61K annually. Total cash compensation to Entry-Level Directors of Human Resources approaches anywhere from $36K on the lower end to $98K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $15K from bonuses and upwards of $10K from profit sharing. Work is enjoyable for Entry-Level Directors of Human Resources, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$39,183 - $95,350
(Median)
$39K
$61K
$95K
MEDIAN: $61,143
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$10.32 - $23.10
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$15
$23
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$39,183 - $95,350  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,258  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,000  
Commission
$10,000  
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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$35,785 - $97,836  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 319
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$10.32 - $23.10  
   
Overtime
$7.50 - $37.98  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,258  
   
Commission
$10,000  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,000  
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).
)
$35,785 - $97,836  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 34
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Skills That Affect Director of Human Resources (HR) Salaries

Strategic Planning
up arrow 11%

Full-Cycle Recruiting
up arrow 9%

Benefits & Compensation
up arrow 2%

National Average
$60,000

Training
up arrow 3%

Employee Relations
up arrow 4%

Business Strategy
up arrow 4%

People Management
up arrow 4%

Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
up arrow 5%

Benefits Administration
up arrow 7%

Organizational Development
up arrow 8%

Legal Compliance
up arrow 9%

Performance Management
up arrow 11%

Recruiting
up arrow 14%

Payroll Administration
up arrow 18%

Microsoft Office
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 61 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
medical benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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