Human Resources (HR) Director with Benefits Administration Skills Salary

With just below two-thirds of Human Resources Directors with Benefits Administration skills reporting more than 10 years of experience in the field, this area is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Pay ranges from $48K to $122K per year and averages out to $76K annually. In the world of Human Resources Directors with Benefits Administration skills, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $20K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $10K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $48K and $122K. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Human Resources Directors with Benefits Administration skills who responded to the questionnaire are largely women, dominating at 86 percent. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Most Human Resources Directors with Benefits Administration skills report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$49,549 - $116,077
$50K
$76K
$120K
MEDIAN: $75,991
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50%
90%

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$15.54 - $33.46
$16
$21
$33
MEDIAN: $21.40
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$49,549 - $116,077  
   
Bonus
$410.22 - $20,266  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,213  
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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$47,852 - $122,300  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 2,064
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.54 - $33.46  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$22.35 - $42.03  
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
$410.22 - $20,266  
   
Commission
$1,500  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,213  
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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$47,852 - $122,300  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 122

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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 and income seem to be closely related; in general, the survey respondents who had worked for more years reported higher incomes. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $56K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $72K. Human Resources Directors with Benefits Administration skills with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $83K. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $88K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $76,409

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Washington offers some of the highest pay in the country for Human Resources Directors with Benefits Administration skills, 37 percent above the national average. Human Resources Directors with Benefits Administration skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+28 percent), Los Angeles (+19 percent), Boston (+17 percent), and Chicago (+16 percent). Falling short of the national average by 10 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Austin. Employers pay around 8 percent less in Denver and 5 percent less in Miami, below-median salaries for those in this field.

Key Stats for Human Resources (HR) Director

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 480 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
24%
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Experience Affects Human Resources (HR) Director Salaries

▲15%

▲9%

National Average
$76,000

▼6%

Entry-Level
▼27%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 480 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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