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

Human Resources Directors in Washington can expect to earn a very generous salary, with average salaries (in the ballpark of $102K) surpassing six figures annually. Almost all have medical and dental plans, and a large number have vision insurance. Women make up the vast majority of Washington Human Resources Directors (84 percent) who answered the questionnaire. Work is enjoyable for Human Resources Directors in Washington, District of Columbia, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$74,255 - $142,980
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MEDIAN: $101,946
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$77,590 - $151,667  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 114

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About Washington, District of Columbia

District of Columbia, District of Columbia
672,228
Male:
319,705 (47.6%)
Female:
352,523 (52.4%)
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as "Washington", "the District", or simply "D.C.", is the capital of the United States. The signing of the Residence Act on July 16, 1790, approved the creation of a capital district located along the Potomac River on the country's East Coast. The U.S. Constitution provided for a federal district under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Congress and the District is therefore not a part of any state. The states of Maryland and Virginia each donated land to form the federal district, which included the pre-existing settlements of Georgetown and Alexandria. Named in honor of President George Washington, the City of Washington was founded in 1791 to serve as the new national capital. In 1846, Congress returned the land originally ceded by Virginia; in 1871, it created a single municipal government for the remaining portion of the District. Washington had an estimated...
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$75,628
District of Columbia:
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Washington:
$551,300
District of Columbia:
$551,300
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Pay by Experience Level for Human Resources (HR) Director

Pay by Experience for a Human Resources (HR) Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Human Resources (HR) Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $85,000 based on 11 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Human Resources (HR) Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $93,000 based on 29 salaries. An experienced Human Resources (HR) Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $120,000 based on 80 salaries. A Human Resources (HR) Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $120,000 based on 36 salaries.

Key Stats for Human Resources (HR) Director

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
51%
20 years or more
31%
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Experience Affects Human Resources (HR) Director Salaries

▲13%

▲13%

National Average
$106,000

▼12%

Entry-Level
▼20%

Skills That Affect Human Resources (HR) Director Salaries

Training Management
▲14%

▲9%


▲2%

Employee Relations
▼0%

National Average
$106,000



▼6%




Regulatory Compliance
▼14%


Training
▼16%

Payroll Administration
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
51%
20 years or more
31%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 89%
vision benefits
Vision: 83%
no benefits
None: 4%