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Human Resources (HR) Director Salary with Performance Management skills

Human Resources Directors with Performance Management skills who are practiced in their profession and carry more than 10 years of experience make up between two-thirds and three-fourths of Human Resources Directors with Performance Management skills. Pay fluctuates from $54K to $143K per year, but expected earnings average $86K annually. Total cash compensation to Human Resources Directors with Performance Management skills bottoms out near $54K and approaches $143K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $26K from bonuses and almost $13K from profit sharing. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Female Human Resources Directors with Performance Management skills make up most of the survey respondents at 77 percent. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$55,092 - $128,278
(Median)
$55K
$86K
$130K
MEDIAN: $86,271
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$12.12 - $30.41
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$12
$21
$30
MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$55,092 - $128,278  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $26,216  
Profit Sharing
$703 - $12,505  
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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$53,710 - $142,563  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,581
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$12.12 - $30.41  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $42.88  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $26,216  
   
Profit Sharing
$703 - $12,505  
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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$53,710 - $142,563  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 37

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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 Directors with Performance Management skills who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $59K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $78K. Human Resources Directors with Performance Management skills see a median salary of $97K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $99K.

Pay Difference by Location


For Human Resources Directors with Performance Management skills, Chicago provides a pay rate that is 35 percent greater than the national average. Human Resources Directors with Performance Management skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Philadelphia (+33 percent), San Francisco (+32 percent), New York (+32 percent), and Boston (+29 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in San Diego, 7 percent below the national average.

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

Late-Career
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National Average
$89,000

Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 374 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
47%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 12%
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