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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 $85K per year, but may range from $51K to $148K per year. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. For the most part, Human Resources Directors in Houston enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. There are more female Human Resources Directors in Houston, Texas who answered the questionnaire than male, making up 69 percent. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
$53,155 - $131,773
MEDIAN: $84,998

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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.
$53,155 - $131,773  
$2,466 - $25,639  
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).
$51,069 - $148,091  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 189
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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.

For many Human Resources Directors in Houston, more experience generally translates to higher pay. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $57K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $80K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $91K. Deeply experienced professionals who boast more than 20 years of experience haul in an ample $121K on average.

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

National Average

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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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Training Management
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Microsoft Office
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Benefits & Compensation

National Average

Legal Compliance
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Employee Relations
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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 52 votes.


69 %
31 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 10%