The average salary for a Top Human Resources Officer is $119,614 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs. A skill in Strategic Planning is associated with high pay for this job.

$48,632 - $177,608
MEDIAN: $119,614

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$48,632 - $177,608  
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$45,280 - $209,232  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 28

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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

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

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Experience Affects Top Human Resources Officer Salaries

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National Average

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Skills That Affect Top Human Resources Officer Salaries

Strategic Planning
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Employee Relations
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National Average

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.


76 %
24 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 89%
medical benefits
Vision: 74%
dental benefits
None: 7%