A Vice President (VP), Human Resources (HR) earns an average salary of $133,351 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$86,528 - $195,893
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$87K
$130K
$200K
MEDIAN: $133,350
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$16.32 - $75.50
(Median)
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$76
MEDIAN: $30
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$80K$160K$240K
Salary
$86,528 - $195,893  
   
Bonus
$4,889 - $51,388  
Profit Sharing
$-0.48 - $48,040  
Commission
$706  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$87,918 - $229,563  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 2,130
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$16.32 - $75.50  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$4,889 - $51,388  
   
Commission
$706  
Profit Sharing
$-0.48 - $48,040  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$87,918 - $229,563  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 18
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Job Description for Vice President (VP), Human Resources (HR)

Human resources vice presidents (HRVPs) take have numerous responsibilities, such as overseeing contracts, developing written policies, monitoring compliance with legal issues pertaining to the workforce, and leading a team of employees. They must ensure that labor laws are being interpreted and implemented correctly within their corporation: These legal areas include safety (OSHA), equal opportunity (EEO), taxes, retirement and pension plans, wage and compensation, and other laws related to employees and contractors. Another area that HRVPs preside over is the negotiation of contracts between the business and its employees or, in some cases, a union. Developing and negotiating the final conditions of a contract requires much attention to detail as it will contain specifications such as salary, benefits, non-compete clauses, confidentiality disclosures and more.

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Vice President (VP), Human Resources (HR) Tasks

  • Oversee operations in the managed departments; planning, budgeting and measurement of results.
  • Serve as a member of the senior management team.
  • Provide overall strategic leadership to the company for HR initiatives; recruitment, compensation, benefits, training and employee relations.
  • Works closely and coaches executive team to ensure alignment with the overall mission and strategy.
  • Ensure policies, procedures and HR programs are consistently administered, aligned with organizational goals and are in compliance with professional standards, state and federal regulatory requirements and employment laws.

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $145,494

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Experience Affects Vice President (VP), Human Resources (HR) Salaries



National Average
$145,000



Skills That Affect Vice President (VP), Human Resources (HR) Salaries

Performance Management
up arrow 9%


Leadership
up arrow 5%

Business Strategy
up arrow 4%

Labor Relations
up arrow 2%

Strategic Planning
0%

National Average
$145,000

People Management
up arrow 1%

Benefits & Compensation
up arrow 3%

Recruiting
up arrow 3%

Human Resources
up arrow 4%

Legal Compliance
up arrow 6%


Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
up arrow 8%

Full-Cycle Recruiting
up arrow 10%

Benefits Administration
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 266 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
3%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
48%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
medical benefits
Vision: 74%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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