Nearly two-thirds of Human Resources Directors in Houston, Texas are seasoned employees who have more than 10 years of experience in the field. Pay ranges from $57K to $171K per year, and the average comes out to $95K annually. It's worth noting that most people in this role find their work both fulfilling and enjoyable. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. Most Houston Human Resources Directors survey respondents are women (71 percent). The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$58,102 - $152,288
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MEDIAN: $95,255
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Salary
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Bonus
$997 - $30,909  
Profit Sharing
$11,000  
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$57,495 - $170,990  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 132
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Bonus
$997 - $30,909  
   
Profit Sharing
$11,000  
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$57,495 - $170,990  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 5

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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:
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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 is an important factor influencing the compensation of Human Resources Directors in Houston, Texas. Average salaries for inexperienced employees average out to around $65K, but folks who have five to 10 years of experience earn a higher median of $77K. Professionals who claim 10 to 20 years of experience can secure some pretty cushy paychecks; the median for this group is a six-figure $114K. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $119K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

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Experience Affects Human Resources (HR) Director Salaries



National Average
$96,000



Skills That Affect Human Resources (HR) Director Salaries

Organizational Development
up arrow 35%

Strategic Planning
up arrow 15%

Training Management
0%

National Average
$96,000

Employee Relations
up arrow 1%

Leadership
up arrow 1%

Benefits & Compensation
up arrow 2%

Recruiting
up arrow 2%

Performance Management
up arrow 3%

Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
up arrow 3%

Hiring
up arrow 4%

Payroll Administration
up arrow 6%

Legal Compliance
up arrow 7%

Benefits Administration
up arrow 14%

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 18%

Project Management
up arrow 23%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
medical benefits
Vision: 73%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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