Human Resources (HR) Director with Benefits Administration Skills Salary

Human Resources Directors with Benefits Administration skills with more than 10 years of experience in their profession represent approximately two-thirds of Human Resources Directors with Benefits Administration skills. Salaries average out to around $75K annually and spread from $45K to $118K per year. Cash earnings for Human Resources Directors with Benefits Administration skills — which occasionally include more than $19K from bonuses and more than $8K from profit sharing — stretch from around $45K to approximately $118K. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. The vast majority of Human Resources Directors with Benefits Administration skills (85 percent) who participated in the survey are women. Work is enjoyable for Human Resources Directors with Benefits Administration skills, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$47,229 - $110,801
(Median)
$47K
$75K
$110K
MEDIAN: $74,825
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$14.91 - $30.73
(Median)
$15
$20
$31
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$47,229 - $110,801  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $18,923  
Profit Sharing
$-0.48 - $8,330  
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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$44,854 - $117,798  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 2,385
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.91 - $30.73  
   
Overtime
$22.27 - $44.54  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $18,923  
   
Commission
$1,500  
Profit Sharing
$-0.48 - $8,330  
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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$44,854 - $117,798  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 125
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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.


Human Resources Directors with Benefits Administration skills with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $54K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $70K. Human Resources Directors with Benefits Administration skills who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $80K. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $85K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $75,256

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

For Human Resources Directors with Benefits Administration skills, Philadelphia provides a pay rate that is 29 percent greater than the national average. Human Resources Directors with Benefits Administration skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+27 percent), Chicago (+21 percent), San Francisco (+21 percent), and Dallas (+19 percent). Falling short of the national average by 17 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Austin. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in St. Louis and Denver (7 percent lower and 5 percent lower, respectively).

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National Average
$75,000


Entry-Level
up arrow 28%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 575 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
medical benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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