Executive Director, Human Resources (HR) Salary

An Executive Director, Human Resources (HR) earns an average salary of $120,424 per year. A skill in Organizational Development is associated with high pay for this job. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$78,065 - $185,301
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MEDIAN: $120,424
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$78,065 - $185,301  
   
Bonus
$3,878 - $50,449  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $82,500  
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$75,313 - $218,423  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 178

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Job Description for Executive Director, Human Resources (HR)

An executive director of human resources is responsible for the operation of a company's human resources department. This person is responsible for many tasks, including the development and implementation of organizational programs; employee orientation and training programs; benefits plans; database management procedures; and employee records. In addition, they may also be responsible for recruiting and hiring, negotiating labor contracts, and employee retention. Executive directors of human resources also supervise lower-level human resources staff and report to the company's chief executive officer (CEO). They are also the main contact point for employee grievances and must ensure full company compliance with federal, state, and local labor laws.

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Executive Director, Human Resources (HR) Tasks

  • Works closely and coaches executive team to ensure alignment with the overall mission and strategy.
  • Oversee initiatives and operations in the managed departments; planning, budgeting and measurement of results.
  • Provide overall strategic HR leadership to the company.

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Pay by Experience Level for Executive Director, Human Resources (HR)

Pay by Experience for an Executive Director, Human Resources (HR) has a positive trend. An entry-level Executive Director, Human Resources (HR) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $101,000 based on 18 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Executive Director, Human Resources (HR) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $110,000 based on 39 salaries. An experienced Executive Director, Human Resources (HR) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $120,000 based on 96 salaries. An Executive Director, Human Resources (HR) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $145,000 based on 89 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $123,072

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Q: What is it like working as an Executive Director, Human Resources (HR)?

Executive Director, Human Resources (HR) in Memphis:
"Corporate Culture."
Pros: Rapid growth, potential for being #1 in the community, excellent reputation.
Cons: Top down management.

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Key Stats for Executive Director, Human Resources (HR)

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
49%
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Experience Affects Executive Director, Human Resources (HR) Salaries

▲17%

National Average
$123,000

▼2%

▼11%

▼18%

Skills That Affect Executive Director, Human Resources (HR) Salaries

Organizational Development
▲59%


National Average
$123,000





Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
49%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 6%