Top Human Resources Officer Salary

A Top Human Resources Officer earns an average salary of $133,773 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$56,500 - $180,718
MEDIAN: $133,773

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$56,500 - $180,718  
$503 - $50,684  
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$51,015 - $217,281  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 84
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Job Description for Top Human Resources Officer

Top human resources officers are responsible primarily for providing resources and assisting employees of the company they work for with work-related matters not specific to the job. This may involve reviewing the health benefits available to employees, helping them with personal paperwork, or finding counseling for employees when needed. Top human resources officers also assist their employer in hiring other employees. The top human resources manager functions as the lead in providing all of these services.


Top Human Resources Officer Tasks

  • Works closely and coaches executive team to ensure alignment with the overall mission and strategy.
  • Oversee initiatives and operations in the managed departments; planning, budgeting and measurement of results.
  • Provide overall strategic HR leadership to the company.

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Experience Affects Top Human Resources Officer Salaries

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National Average

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.


52 %
48 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 87%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 7%