Human Resources Directors in Houston tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — two in three have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $57K to $169K per year, median earnings come to $96K annually. Most enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. Most Houston Human Resources Directors survey respondents are women (73 percent). The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

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MEDIAN: $95,767
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Bonus
$1,003 - $30,762  
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$57,005 - $168,938  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 133
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$1,003 - $30,762  
   
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$57,005 - $168,938  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6

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About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
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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.


For many Human Resources Directors in Houston, more experience generally translates to higher pay. The median compensation for relatively untried workers is $67K; in the five-to-10 year group, it's higher at around $78K. Those with 10 to 20 years of experience under their belts can expect their paychecks to flourish around the six-figure median of $119K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $120K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

Key Stats for Human Resources (HR) Director

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
24%
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Experience Affects Human Resources (HR) Director Salaries



National Average
$97,000



Skills That Affect Human Resources (HR) Director Salaries

Strategic Planning
up arrow 16%

Organizational Development
up arrow 13%

Training Management
up arrow 9%

Benefits & Compensation
0%

National Average
$97,000



up arrow 2%

Performance Management
up arrow 2%

Legal Compliance
up arrow 3%

Recruiting
up arrow 3%

Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
up arrow 5%

Payroll Administration
up arrow 16%

Benefits Administration
up arrow 18%

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 19%

Project Management
up arrow 23%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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