Median pay for Nashville Human Resources Directors is around $82K per year. Medical benefits are awarded to a fair number, and a majority earn dental coverage. More than half of Human Resources Directors in Nashville, Tenn. (60 percent) survey participants are women. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Human Resources Directors in Nashville. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$50,781 - $123,558
MEDIAN: $82,102

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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 55
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Pay by Experience Level for Human Resources (HR) Director

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

Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Human Resources Directors in Nashville. Average salaries for inexperienced employees average out to around $62K, but folks who have five to 10 years of experience earn a higher median of $73K. Six-figure salaries surface after one to two decades on the job — experienced professionals in this group reap a six-figure median of $105K. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $122K.

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Experience Affects Human Resources (HR) Director Salaries

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National Average

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Skills That Affect Human Resources (HR) Director Salaries

Regulatory Compliance
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Organizational Development
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Training Management
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Legal Compliance
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Performance Management
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Benefits Administration
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Strategic Planning
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Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
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Employee Relations
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Benefits & Compensation
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National Average

Payroll Administration
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Job Satisfaction

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


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40 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
medical benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 18%