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

Compensation for Human Resources Directors in Washington is generous, with average pay surpassing six figures annually ($102K). Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Almost all report receiving medical and dental coverage from their employers and a large number collect vision insurance. Women account for the majority of Human Resources Directors in Washington, District of Columbia who took the survey — 83 percent to be exact. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$73,920 - $143,431
$74K
$100K
$140K
MEDIAN: $102,220
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$73,920 - $143,431  
   
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$489.36 - $23,490  
Profit Sharing
$2,300  
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$76,797 - $152,597  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 122

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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...
Washington:
$75,628
District of Columbia:
$75,628
$1,417
Washington:
$551,300
District of Columbia:
$551,300
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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.


The median compensation for relatively untried workers is $85K; in the five-to-10 year group, it's higher at around $93K. Six-figure salaries surface after one to two decades on the job — experienced professionals in this group reap a six-figure median of $121K. Folks who claim more than 20 years of relevant experience actually report a comparatively lower median income of $119K.

Key Stats for Human Resources (HR) Director

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
50%
20 years or more
31%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Human Resources (HR) Director Salaries

▲13%

▲11%

National Average
$107,000

▼13%

Entry-Level
▼21%

Skills That Affect Human Resources (HR) Director Salaries

Training Management
▲14%

▲12%

Organizational Development
▲10%

Legal Compliance
▲10%

▲3%


Strategic Planning
▲1%

National Average
$107,000

Hiring
▼1%



Performance Management
▼12%

Regulatory Compliance
▼13%

Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
▼17%

Training
▼17%

Payroll Administration
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
50%
20 years or more
31%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 89%
vision benefits
Vision: 82%
dental benefits
None: 4%
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