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Human Resources (HR) Director Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

Human Resources Directors in Washington, District of Columbia with more than 10 years of experience in their profession represent a little under three-quarters of Human Resources Directors in Washington. Salaries average out to around $96K per year and spread from $68K to $149K per year. The vast majority of Washington Human Resources Directors (83 percent) who participated in the survey are women. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Human Resources Directors in Washington. A large number enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$67,227 - $135,593
MEDIAN: $95,807

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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.
$67,227 - $135,593  
$500 - $21,378  
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).
$68,332 - $148,850  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 160

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Experience Affects Human Resources (HR) Director in Washington, District of Columbia Salaries

National Average

Skills That Affect Human Resources (HR) Director in Washington, District of Columbia Salaries

Strategic Planning
up arrow 14%

Organizational Development
up arrow 8%

Performance Management
up arrow 7%

up arrow 5%

up arrow 1%

National Average

Legal Compliance
up arrow 3%

up arrow 7%

Training Management
up arrow 8%

Labor Relations
up arrow 9%

Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
up arrow 14%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 14%

Benefits Administration
up arrow 16%

Payroll Administration
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.


83 %
17 %

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: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 7%