Entry-Level Director of Human Resources (HR) Salary

Pay for Entry-Level Directors of Human Resources sits in the ballpark of $61K per year. With some bonuses approaching $15K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $10K, overall incomes of Entry-Level Directors of Human Resources spread between $35K and $97K depending on individual performance. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Entry-Level Directors of Human Resources making up 76 percent. The majority of Entry-Level Directors of Human Resources claim high levels of job satisfaction. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$38,969 - $93,974
(Median)
$39K
$61K
$94K
MEDIAN: $61,018
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90%

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$10.17 - $23.18
(Median)
$10
$15
$23
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$38,969 - $93,974  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,243  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,213  
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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$35,374 - $97,081  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 298
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$10.17 - $23.18  
   
Overtime
$0.30 - $43.63  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,243  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,213  
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).
)
$35,374 - $97,081  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 33
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Director of Human Resources (HR) Salaries

Strategic Planning
up arrow 13%

Business Strategy
up arrow 9%

Training
up arrow 2%

Benefits & Compensation
0%

National Average
$60,000

Employee Relations
up arrow 2%

Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
up arrow 3%

Labor Relations
up arrow 4%

Benefits Administration
up arrow 8%

People Management
up arrow 8%

Organizational Development
up arrow 9%

Recruiting
up arrow 10%

Legal Compliance
up arrow 13%

Performance Management
up arrow 13%

Payroll Administration
up arrow 16%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 64 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 15%
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