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Human Resources (HR) Director Salary in Houston, Texas

Houston Human Resources Directors tend to be well-versed in their field, and nearly three in four have more than 10 years of experience. Average salary is expected to be around $87K annually, but may range from $53K to $149K per year. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction for Human Resources Directors in Houston is high. Female Human Resources Directors in Houston, Texas are more common than men among those who completed the survey; more than half (64 percent) are women. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$53,871 - $132,091
MEDIAN: $86,532

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XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
$53,871 - $132,091  
$2,483 - $29,161  
Profit Sharing
$4,913 - $10,174  
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).
$53,367 - $148,560  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 195

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Pay by Experience Level for Human Resources (HR) Director in Houston, Texas

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

Human Resources Directors in Houston with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. During their first five years in the workforce, individuals in this position earn $66K on average. Survey participants with five to 10 years under their belts see an only a slightly bigger average of $78K. Human Resources Directors in Houston, Texas see a median salary of $96K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $120K on average.

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Experience Affects Human Resources (HR) Director in Houston, Texas Salaries

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Skills That Affect Human Resources (HR) Director in Houston, Texas Salaries

Performance Management
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Organizational Development
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Strategic Planning
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Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
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Microsoft Office
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Legal Compliance

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Benefits & Compensation
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Regulatory Compliance
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Benefits Administration
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Payroll Administration
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 42 votes.


64 %
36 %

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: 91% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 7%