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Entry-Level Director of Human Resources (HR) Salary (United States)

Entry-Level Directors of Human Resources can expect to earn an average of $61K per year. Most Entry-Level Directors of Human Resources survey respondents are women (75 percent). Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. The majority of Entry-Level Directors of Human Resources claim high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Entry-Level Director of Human Resources (HR) Salary (?
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$38,313 - $94,697
(Median)
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61K
76K
95K
MEDIAN: $60,550
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Entry-Level Director of Human Resources (HR) Salary (?
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$10.05 - $23.02
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National Salary Data

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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$38,313 - $94,697  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $16,332  
Profit Sharing
$1,100 - $7,250  
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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$35,460 - $98,705  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 227
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$10.05 - $23.02  
   
Overtime
$0.30 - $43.63  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $16,332  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,100 - $7,250  
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).
)
$35,460 - $98,705  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 25
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Director of Human Resources (HR) Salaries

Strategic Planning
up arrow 13%
Training
up arrow 3%
National Average
$60,000
Business Strategy
up arrow 2%
Benefits & Compensation
up arrow 7%
Organizational Development
up arrow 8%
Labor Relations
up arrow 8%
Recruiting
up arrow 10%
Employee Relations
up arrow 13%
Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
up arrow 14%
People Management
up arrow 14%
Legal Compliance
up arrow 15%
Benefits Administration
up arrow 16%
Performance Management
up arrow 17%
Payroll Administration
up arrow 18%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

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Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5 based on 58 votes.

Gender

Female
75%
female alumni
 
Male
25%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 13%