Human Resources (HR) Director Salary with Benefits Administration skills

The majority of Human Resources Directors with Benefits Administration skills — roughly two-thirds — boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $45K to $116K per year, and the median is $74K per year. In the world of Human Resources Directors with Benefits Administration skills, total cash compensation can vary between $45K and $116K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $18K and $8K, respectively. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The vast majority of Human Resources Directors with Benefits Administration skills (85 percent) who responded to the survey are women. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$47,238 - $109,056
(Median)
$47K
$74K
$110K
MEDIAN: $73,918
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$14.79 - $30.51
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$15
$20
$31
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$47,238 - $109,056  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $18,493  
Profit Sharing
$491.32 - $8,358  
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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$44,830 - $116,248  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,855
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.79 - $30.51  
   
Overtime
$22.73 - $45.26  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $18,493  
   
Profit Sharing
$491.32 - $8,358  
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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$44,830 - $116,248  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 101
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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 who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $53K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $69K. Human Resources Directors with Benefits Administration skills bring in $79K after working for 10 to 20 years. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $84K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location


For Human Resources Directors with Benefits Administration skills, busy San Francisco offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 29 percent above the national average. Human Resources Directors with Benefits Administration skills will also find cushy salaries in New York (+26 percent), Chicago (+25 percent), Los Angeles (+22 percent), and Nashville (+21 percent). St. Louis is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 8 percent.

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Experience Affects Human Resources (HR) Director with Benefits Administration skills Salaries



National Average
$74,000


Entry-Level
up arrow 29%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 467 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

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: 84% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 13%
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