Human Resources (HR) Director in San Francisco Salary

A Human Resources (HR) Director in San Francisco, California earns an average salary of $106,829 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Strategic Planning and Organizational Development. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$69,711 - $156,094
MEDIAN: $106,829

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$69,711 - $156,094  
$-0.48 - $36,143  
Profit Sharing
$1,007 - $29,799  
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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).
$69,711 - $180,507  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 177
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Experience Affects Human Resources (HR) Director Salaries

National Average

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Skills That Affect Human Resources (HR) Director Salaries

Strategic Planning
up arrow 15%

Organizational Development
up arrow 13%

Performance Management
up arrow 6%

up arrow 5%

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Training Management
up arrow 3%

Benefits & Compensation
up arrow 2%

Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
up arrow 2%

Project Management
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National Average

Employee Relations
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up arrow 3%

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 6%

Legal Compliance
up arrow 15%

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Benefits Administration
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.


83 %
17 %

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: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 95%
medical benefits
Vision: 83%
dental benefits
None: 3%