Wages for Directors of Human Resources with Strategic Planning skills are generous, with average pay above six figures ($99K) per year. Total cash compensation to Directors of Human Resources with Strategic Planning skills approaches anywhere from $63K on the lower end to $164K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $31K from bonuses and upwards of $21K from profit sharing. Location and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. Women account for the majority of Directors of Human Resources with Strategic Planning skills who took the survey — 81 percent to be exact. Most Directors of Human Resources with Strategic Planning skills like their work and job satisfaction is high. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$63,830 - $148,112
(Median)
$64K
$99K
$150K
MEDIAN: $98,757
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$13.09 - $49.66
(Median)
$13
$37
$50
MEDIAN: $36.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$63,830 - $148,112  
   
Bonus
$206.08 - $30,890  
Profit Sharing
$2,399 - $20,729  
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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$63,230 - $163,693  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 290
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$13.09 - $49.66  
   
Overtime
$37.44  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$206.08 - $30,890  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,399 - $20,729  
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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$63,230 - $163,693  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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Pay by Experience Level for Director of Human Resources (HR)

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $67K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $92K. After 10 to 20 years, professionals can make it pretty big; the median salary sits in the six-figure neighborhood of $109K. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $120K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

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Experience Affects Director of Human Resources (HR) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 17%


National Average
$103,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 45 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
53%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
medical benefits
Vision: 71%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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