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Human Resources (HR) Director Salary with Benefits Administration skills (United States)

Human Resources Directors with Benefits Administration skills tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — close to two-thirds have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $44K to $117K per year, median earnings come to $74K per year. Total cash compensation to Human Resources Directors with Benefits Administration skills bottoms out near $44K and approaches $117K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $19K from bonuses and almost $8K from profit sharing. Geographic location and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Women account for the majority of Human Resources Directors with Benefits Administration skills who took the survey — 84 percent to be exact. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
Human Resources (HR) Director with Benefits Administration skills Salary (?
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$46,569 - $110,491
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MEDIAN: $74,449
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Human Resources (HR) Director with Benefits Administration skills Salary (?
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$14.86 - $29.85
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$46,569 - $110,491  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $18,568  
Profit Sharing
$99.67 - $8,286  
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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$44,279 - $116,825  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,353
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.86 - $29.85  
   
Overtime
$22.65 - $44.73  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $18,568  
   
Profit Sharing
$99.67 - $8,286  
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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$44,279 - $116,825  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 81
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Pay by Experience Level for Human Resources (HR) Director with Benefits Administration skills

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Human Resources Directors with Benefits Administration skills with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $51K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $69K. For Human Resources Directors with Benefits Administration skills, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $79K. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $84K.

Pay Difference By Location

Seattle
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Chicago
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New York
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Dallas
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Los Angeles
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San Francisco
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Houston
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Washington
up arrow 12%
Philadelphia
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San Diego
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Atlanta
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National Average
$75,000
St. Louis
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Columbus
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Fort Worth
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New Orleans
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Surpassing the national average by 41 percent, Human Resources Directors with Benefits Administration skills in Seattle receive some of the highest pay in the country. Human Resources Directors with Benefits Administration skills will also find cushy salaries in Chicago (+33 percent), New York (+32 percent), Dallas (+28 percent), and Los Angeles (+22 percent). The lowest-paying market is New Orleans, which sits 16 percent below the national average. Workers in Fort Worth and Columbus earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (13 percent less and 12 percent less, respectively).
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Experience Affects Human Resources (HR) Director with Benefits Administration skills Salaries

National Average
$75,000
Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 392 votes.

Gender

Female
84%
female alumni
 
Male
16%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 13%