Human Resources (HR) Director with Benefits Administration Skills Salary

With slightly less than two-thirds of Human Resources Directors with Benefits Administration skills reporting more than 10 years of experience, the field is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Average pay for Human Resources Directors with Benefits Administration skills is $75K per year and can range from $47K on the lower end to $122K per year near the higher end. Overall cash earnings for Human Resources Directors with Benefits Administration skills stretch from $47K on the lower end to $122K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $20K from bonuses and $10K from profit sharing. Geographic location 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. The vast majority (87 percent) of Human Resources Directors with Benefits Administration skills who took the survey are female. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$48,905 - $115,562
(Median)
$49K
$75K
$120K
MEDIAN: $75,225
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$15.49 - $33.15
(Median)
$15
$21
$33
MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$48,905 - $115,562  
   
Bonus
$242.40 - $20,176  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,225  
Commission
$1,500  
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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$46,793 - $121,579  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,972
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.49 - $33.15  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$22.19 - $42.11  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$242.40 - $20,176  
   
Commission
$1,500  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,225  
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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$46,793 - $121,579  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 117
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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 with Benefits Administration skills. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $55K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $71K on average — a distinctly larger sum. On average, Human Resources Directors with Benefits Administration skills make $82K following one to two decades on the job. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $88K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $75,678

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

Home to some of the best pay for Human Resources Directors with Benefits Administration skills, Washington offers exceptional salaries, 40 percent above the national average. Human Resources Directors with Benefits Administration skills will also find cushy salaries in San Diego (+37 percent), New York (+30 percent), Boston (+24 percent), and San Jose (+22 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 17 percent south of the national average, can be found in Miami.

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Experience Affects Human Resources (HR) Director Salaries



National Average
$76,000


Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 455 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
medical benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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