Human Resources (HR) Director Salary with Performance Management skills (United States)

Human Resources (HR) Directors with Performance Management skills tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt—about three-quarters have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $54,173 to $142,932 per year, typical earnings come to $90,376 per year. Overall cash allowance, which can include more than $27K from bonuses and close to $12,460 from profit sharing—generally runs from $55,541 to $128,481. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Benefits are plentiful in this line of work; most people have both medical and dental plans, and a majority have vision insurance. Men are in the minority in the field, with female Human Resources (HR) Directors with Performance Management skills making up 75 percent of workers. Most Human Resources (HR) Directors with Performance Management skills report high levels of job satisfaction. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
Human Resources (HR) Director with Performance Management skills Salary (?
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$55,541 - $128,481
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MEDIAN: $86,660
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$11.74 - $33.70
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$55,541 - $128,481  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $27,260  
Profit Sharing
$515 - $12,460  
Total Pay (?
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$54,173 - $142,932  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,106
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$11.74 - $33.70  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $41.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $27,260  
   
Profit Sharing
$515 - $12,460  
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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$54,173 - $142,932  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 26
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Pay by Experience Level for Human Resources (HR) Director with Performance Management skills

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Human Resources (HR) Directors with Performance Management skills generally obtain higher salaries for more plentiful past experience. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $55K; however, pay rises to approximately $81K after five to 10 years. Between 10 and 20 years, pay reaches $100K. After 20 years in the field, Human Resources (HR) Directors with Performance Management skills see their salaries growing more slowly, eventually averaging out to $100K. The largest number of Human Resources (HR) Directors with Performance Management skills have 10 to 20 years of experience, followed by those with more than 20 years. Workers who have been working for one to 10 years are the least common.

Pay Difference By Location

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San Francisco
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New York
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Philadelphia
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Cincinnati
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Minneapolis
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Washington
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Houston
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Dallas
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Denver
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Los Angeles
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Seattle
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National Average
$90,000
Atlanta
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St. Louis
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San Diego
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Chicago offers some of the highest pay in the country for Human Resources (HR) Directors with Performance Management skills, 42 percent above the national average. San Francisco, New York, Philadelphia, and Cincinnati are a few other cities that offer generous salaries, with Human Resources (HR) Directors with Performance Management skills earning around 36 percent, 30 percent, 30 percent, and 21 percent more than average. San Diego ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 12 percent below the national average. St. Louis and Atlanta are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median—salaries hover around -5 percent and -2 percent, respectively.

Experience Affects Human Resources (HR) Director with Performance Management skills Salaries

National Average
$90,000
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 290 votes.

Gender

Female
75%
female alumni
 
Male
25%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
47%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 12%
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