Human Resources (HR) Director with Performance Management Skills Salary

With somewhere between two-thirds and three-fourths of Human Resources Directors with Performance Management skills reporting more than 10 years of experience in the field, this area is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Pay ranges from $54K to $149K per year and averages out to $89K per year. In the world of Human Resources Directors with Performance Management skills, overall income ranges from $54K near the bottom to $149K at the top; this can include more than $26K from bonuses and more than $20K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction for Human Resources Directors with Performance Management skills is high. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$55,221 - $133,160
$55K
$89K
$130K
MEDIAN: $89,062
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50%
90%

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$12.37 - $43.58
$12
$23
$44
MEDIAN: $23.28
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$55,221 - $133,160  
   
Bonus
$999 - $26,117  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $20,044  
Total Pay (?
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$54,108 - $148,786  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,867
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$12.37 - $43.58  
   
Overtime
$18.55 - $46.54  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$999 - $26,117  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $20,044  
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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$54,108 - $148,786  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | 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.


For many Human Resources Directors with Performance Management skills, more experience generally translates to higher pay. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $66K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $81K. Human Resources Directors with Performance Management skills with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $99K. Human Resources Directors with Performance Management skills who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $108K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $91,641

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

For Human Resources Directors with Performance Management skills, working in the bustling city of New York has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Human Resources Directors with Performance Management skills will also find cushy salaries in Boston (+32 percent), Atlanta (+32 percent), San Francisco (+29 percent), and Philadelphia (+26 percent). With compensation 6 percent below the national average, San Antonio is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market.

Key Stats for Human Resources (HR) Director

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 345 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
47%
20 years or more
26%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Human Resources (HR) Director Salaries

▲17%

▲8%

National Average
$92,000

▼11%

Entry-Level
▼28%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 345 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
47%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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