Human Resources (HR) Director Salary in Houston, Texas

Approximately three in four of Human Resources Directors in Houston, Texas are seasoned employees who have more than 10 years of experience in the field. Pay ranges from $53K to $149K per year, and the average comes out to $88K per year. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Almost all enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. The majority of Houston Human Resources Directors (64 percent) who took the survey are women. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$53,915 - $132,542
MEDIAN: $88,286

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$53,915 - $132,542  
$2,534 - $28,991  
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).
$53,487 - $148,841  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 196
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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. At career start (within the first five years), average income sits near $67K, and the average for folks who have worked for five to 10 years is only slightly higher at $78K. On average, Human Resources Directors in Houston, Texas make $97K following one to two decades on the job. Old hands who claim more than two decades on the job enjoy average earnings of $119K.

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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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Microsoft Office
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Legal Compliance
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National Average

Employee Relations
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Benefits Administration
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Regulatory Compliance
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Payroll Administration
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 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: 90% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 8%