Human Resources (HR) Director with Benefits Administration Skills Salary

Slightly less than two-thirds of Human Resources Directors with Benefits Administration skills have been in the field for more than 10 years. Pay can fall anywhere from $48K to $124K per year, but median earnings come to around $77K per year. Total cash compensation to Human Resources Directors with Benefits Administration skills bottoms out near $48K and approaches $124K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $20K from bonuses and almost $10K from profit sharing. Geography and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Human Resources Directors with Benefits Administration skills. Women account for the majority of Human Resources Directors with Benefits Administration skills who took the survey — 85 percent to be exact. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$50,032 - $117,715
$50K
$77K
$120K
MEDIAN: $77,484
10%
50%
90%

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$15.62 - $32.42
$16
$21
$32
MEDIAN: $21.17
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$0$123K
Salary $50,032 - $117,715
Bonus $481.56 - $20,307
Profit Sharing $-0.48 - $10,229
Commission $5,635
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).
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$47,896 - $123,664
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,228
Hourly Data $0$42
Hourly Rate $15.62 - $32.42
Hourly Tips $0.00
Overtime $19.50 - $42.73
Annual Data $0$123K
Bonus $481.56 - $20,307
Commission $5,635
Profit Sharing $-0.48 - $10,229
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).
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$47,896 - $123,664
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 155

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Pay by Experience Level for Human Resources (HR) Director

Pay by Experience for a Human Resources (HR) Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Human Resources (HR) Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 480 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Human Resources (HR) Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 654 salaries. An experienced Human Resources (HR) Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $85,000 based on 1,084 salaries. A Human Resources (HR) Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $89,000 based on 517 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

28%

16%

15%

12%

10%

-14%

-19%

National Average: $77,420

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Human Resources Directors with Benefits Administration skills, busy Washington offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 33 percent above the national average. Human Resources Directors with Benefits Administration skills will also find cushy salaries in New York (+28 percent), Los Angeles (+17 percent), Chicago (+16 percent), and Boston (+15 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Miami, 19 percent below the national average.

Key Stats for Human Resources (HR) Director

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 611 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
23%
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Experience Affects Human Resources (HR) Director Salaries

▲15%

▲9%

National Average
$77,000

▼7%

▼28%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 611 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 13%
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