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Director of Human Resources (HR) Salary with Strategic Planning skills

Directors of Human Resources with Strategic Planning skills can look forward to a sizeable six-figure salary — around $101K per year on average. Total cash compensation for Directors of Human Resources with Strategic Planning skills runs from $57K to $161K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $30K and profit sharing that can reach almost $15K. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Female Directors of Human Resources with Strategic Planning skills make up most of the survey respondents at 76 percent. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Most enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$61,089 - $143,771
MEDIAN: $97,475

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$61,089 - $143,771  
$0.00 - $29,797  
Profit Sharing
$776 - $15,456  
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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).
$57,294 - $160,565  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 326
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Pay by Experience Level for Director of Human Resources (HR) with Strategic Planning skills

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

For many Directors of Human Resources with Strategic Planning skills, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. The average beginner in this position makes around $67K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $86K. Between 10 and 20 years, pay surpasses six figures; at this stage, the average professional scores around $108K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $110K on average.

Experience Affects Director of Human Resources (HR) with Strategic Planning skills Salaries

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National Average

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 80 votes.


76 %
24 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 8%