Experienced Executive Human Resources Directors enjoy a hefty income, with average pay passing six figures ($123K) annually. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. There are more female Experienced Executive Human Resources Directors who answered the questionnaire than male, making up 63 percent. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$81,857 - $189,576
MEDIAN: $122,588

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$81,857 - $189,576  
$4,886 - $69,043  
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$80,595 - $216,499  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 114

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $125,177

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Experienced Executive Human Resources Directors will find that Los Angeles offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 28 percent. Experienced Executive Human Resources Directors will also find cushy salaries in New York (+17 percent).

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

Strategic Planning
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Labor Relations
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.


63 %
37 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 98%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
medical benefits
Vision: 73%
dental benefits
None: 2%