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Human Resources (HR) Director Salary in San Jose, California

The average pay for a Human Resources (HR) Director in San Jose, California is $106,866 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Leadership, Strategic Planning, Organizational Development, Benefits & Compensation, and Legal Compliance. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$83,793 - $155,952
MEDIAN: $106,865

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$83,793 - $155,952  
$0.00 - $37,500  
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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).
$85,487 - $170,375  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 72

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Experience Affects Human Resources (HR) Director in San Jose, California Salaries

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National Average

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Skills That Affect Human Resources (HR) Director in San Jose, California Salaries

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Strategic Planning
up arrow 33%

Organizational Development
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Benefits & Compensation
up arrow 11%

Legal Compliance
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Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
up arrow 6%

Performance Management
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National Average

Employee Relations
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Benefits Administration
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.


88 %
12 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 89%
vision benefits Vision: 88% employee benefits None: 3%