Entry-Level Director of Human Resources (HR) Salary

Average Entry-Level Directors of Human Resources make around $67K annually. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 81 percent of Entry-Level Directors of Human Resources are female. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and the larger part earn dental coverage. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$44,790 - $93,718
$45K
$67K
$94K
MEDIAN: $67,311
10%
50%
90%

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$12.62 - $16.05
$14
MEDIAN: $14.48
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$44,790 - $93,718  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,635  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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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$38,588 - $100,826  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 149
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.48  
   
Overtime
$20.88  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,635  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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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$38,588 - $100,826  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 8

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Director of Human Resources (HR) Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Director of Human Resources (HR) in Houston:
"Take a yearly HR law and Payroll law class."
Take a yearly HR law and Payroll law class- the law changes. Also a SALES AND USE TAX class.

Director of Human Resources (HR) in Redding:
"Be strategic for career advancement."
Be firm but flexible. Stand your ground when you know it will affect your success or reputation later. Gain as much experience as you can. Be strategic about your career, when you become a senior HR person, industry specific experience becomes an issue. If you don't that the specific industry experience, you may be overlooked. Apparently, the motto is not always hire for the right fit, train for the job.

Director of Human Resources (HR) in New York:
"Continued Education And Exposure To Soft And Hard Skills."
Leverage direct reports and engage them in the development of new HR initiatives in order to become valued business partners for their organizations.

Key Stats for Director of Human Resources (HR)

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
37%
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Skills That Affect Director of Human Resources (HR) Salaries

Performance Management
▲12%

People Management
▲10%

Business Strategy
▲10%

Organizational Development
▲5%

Strategic Planning
▲5%

Full-Cycle Recruiting
▲4%

Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
▲4%

Benefits & Compensation
▲3%

Legal Compliance
▲1%

National Average
$67,000

Benefits Administration
▼1%

Employee Relations
▼3%

Training Management
▼10%

Microsoft Office
▼16%

Payroll Administration
▼20%

Recruiting
▼23%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 15%
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