Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS) Director Salary

The average Human Resources Information Systems Director in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $124K per year. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Human Resources Information Systems Directors report high levels of job satisfaction. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 56 percent. Almost all receive medical and dental insurance and a large number get vision insurance. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$90,916 - $163,508
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MEDIAN: $124,070
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$90,916 - $163,508  
   
Bonus
$9,500 - $37,500  
Profit Sharing
$5,087  
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$90,937 - $192,250  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 63

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Job Description for Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS) Director

Human resources information systems (HRIS) directors are responsible for overseeing an organization's human resource information system, including system configuration and security maintenance. A bachelor’s degree in information technology (IT) or a related field and prior experience are generally required for this position.

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Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS) Director Tasks

  • Direct the design, selection and implementation or modification of HRIS and other HR computer solutions.
  • Provide strategic and operational direction for all HRIS functions.
  • Report departmenal progress to organization leadership.

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Popular Skills for Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS) Director


Just a handful of professional skills are reported by Human Resources Information Systems Directors who took the survey. Most notably, skills in PeopleSoft HRMS, Workday Software, Human Resources Information System, and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Microsoft Excel, Project Management, and Human Resources Information System. Those familiar with Human Resources Information System also tend to know Project Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS) Director

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Human Resources Information Systems Directors with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. Salaries can reach six figures almost right off the bat; beginning workers who have less than five years' experience bring in a median of $106K per year. After working for 10 to 20 years, Human Resources Information Systems Directors make a median salary of $145K. 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 $162K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $135,566

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

For Human Resources Information Systems Directors, busy Dallas offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 12 percent above the national average. New York is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 7 percent.

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Key Stats for Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS) Director

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
49%
20 years or more
24%
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Experience Affects Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS) Director Salaries

▲19%

▲7%

National Average
$136,000

▼12%

Entry-Level
▼22%

Skills That Affect Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS) Director Salaries


National Average
$136,000

Workday Software
▼1%


Project Management
▼6%

Microsoft Excel
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
49%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 90%
vision benefits
Vision: 86%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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