Human Resources Directors with Performance Management skills with more than 10 years of experience in their profession represent a little under three-quarters of Human Resources Directors with Performance Management skills. Salaries average out to around $88K annually and spread from $54K to $147K per year. Total cash earnings of Human Resources Directors with Performance Management skills range from $54K on the low end to $147K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $27K and $20K, respectively. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Most Human Resources Directors with Performance Management skills report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$54,836 - $131,674
(Median)
$55K
$88K
$130K
MEDIAN: $88,371
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90%

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$12.37 - $42.08
(Median)
$12
$23
$42
MEDIAN: $23.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$54,836 - $131,674  
   
Bonus
$988 - $26,837  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $20,000  
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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$53,739 - $147,472  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,815
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$12.37 - $42.08  
   
Overtime
$18.38 - $46.98  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$988 - $26,837  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $20,000  
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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$53,739 - $147,472  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 50
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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.


Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Human Resources Directors with Performance Management skills. The average beginner in this position makes around $65K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $80K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Human Resources Directors with Performance Management skills make a median salary of $97K. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $106K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $90,697

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

Surpassing the national average by 37 percent, Human Resources Directors with Performance Management skills in New York receive some of the highest pay in the country. Human Resources Directors with Performance Management skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Diego (+36 percent), Boston (+31 percent), San Francisco (+30 percent), and Atlanta (+28 percent). Trailing the national average by 15 percent, Denver is the market with the smallest paychecks. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Minneapolis (3 percent less) and Los Angeles (2 percent less).

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Experience Affects Human Resources (HR) Director Salaries



National Average
$91,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

Entry-Level
up arrow 28%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 348 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
48%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
medical benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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