A Human Resources (HR) Director in Atlanta, Georgia earns an average salary of $99,087 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Project Management, Strategic Planning, and Leadership. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$63,499 - $141,098
MEDIAN: $99,087

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$63,499 - $141,098  
$5,139 - $27,311  
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$2,000 - $26,200  
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$64,009 - $152,142  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 130

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About Atlanta, Georgia

Fulton County, Georgia
223,960 (48.3%)
239,915 (51.7%)
Atlanta is the capital of and the most populous city in the U.S. state of Georgia, with an estimated 2015 population of 463,878. Atlanta is the cultural and economic center of the Atlanta metropolitan area, home to 5,522,942 people and the ninth largest metropolitan area in the United States. Atlanta is the county seat of Fulton County, and a small portion of the city extends eastward into DeKalb County. Atlanta was established in 1837 at the intersection of two railroad lines, and the city rose from the ashes of the American Civil War to become a national center of commerce. In the decades following the Civil Rights Movement, during which the city earned a reputation as "too busy to hate" for the relatively progressive views of some of its citizens and leaders compared to other cities in the Deep South Atlanta attained international prominence. Atlanta is the primary transportation hub of...

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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.

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Experience Affects Human Resources (HR) Director Salaries

National Average

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Skills That Affect Human Resources (HR) Director Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 18%

Performance Management
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Legal Compliance
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Benefits & Compensation
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Training Management
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Regulatory Compliance
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National Average

Employee Relations
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Labor Relations
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Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
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Benefits Administration
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.


87 %
13 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
medical benefits
Vision: 74%
dental benefits
None: 8%