Generous salaries abound for Directors of Human Resources with Strategic Planning skills , with average pay above six figures ($102K) per year. Cash earnings for Directors of Human Resources with Strategic Planning skills — including $31K in bonuses and $21K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $70K to $167K depending on individual performance. Geographic location and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of Directors of Human Resources with Strategic Planning skills claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$67,668 - $149,741
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MEDIAN: $101,683
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$13.09 - $49.66
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$67,668 - $149,741  
   
Bonus
$592 - $31,194  
Profit Sharing
$1,007 - $20,608  
Total Pay (?
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$69,876 - $166,765  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 285
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Hourly Rate
$13.09 - $49.66  
   
Overtime
$37.44  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$592 - $31,194  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,007 - $20,608  
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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$69,876 - $166,765  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | 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.


For many Directors of Human Resources with Strategic Planning skills, more experience generally translates to higher pay. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $70K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $94K. Experienced professionals who have spent one to two decades on the job can score lucrative paychecks that average out to $113K. Directors of Human Resources with Strategic Planning skills who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $123K.

Key Stats for Director of Human Resources (HR)

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 45 votes.
053
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
54%
20 years or more
26%
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Experience Affects Director of Human Resources (HR) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 16%


National Average
$106,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

Entry-Level
up arrow 34%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
54%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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