Average pay for a Experienced VP of Human Resources is considerable, rounding six figures at $135K per year. In the world of Experienced VPs of Human Resources, total cash compensation can vary between $95K and $222K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $48K and $36K, respectively. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Medical and dental coverage is claimed by almost all, and a fair number earn vision coverage. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Experienced VPs of Human Resources making up 75 percent. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$90,526 - $190,180
$91K
$130K
$190K
MEDIAN: $134,689
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$16.67 - $58.80
$33
MEDIAN: $33.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$80K$160K$240K
Salary
$90,526 - $190,180  
   
Bonus
$5,004 - $48,465  
Profit Sharing
$500 - $35,610  
Total Pay (?
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$95,024 - $222,140  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,346
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$33.25  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$5,004 - $48,465  
   
Profit Sharing
$500 - $35,610  
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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$95,024 - $222,140  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 9

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $147,271

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Houston offers some of the highest pay in the country for Experienced VPs of Human Resources, 33 percent above the national average. Experienced VPs of Human Resources will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+25 percent), Detroit (+22 percent), San Diego (+14 percent), and Chicago (+12 percent). The lowest-paying market is Salt Lake City, which sits 13 percent below the national average. Employers in Minneapolis and Washington also lean toward paying below-median salaries (6 percent lower and 2 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for Vice President (VP), Human Resources (HR)

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 165 votes.
10-19 years
67%
20 years or more
33%
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Skills That Affect Vice President (VP), Human Resources (HR) Salaries

Performance Management
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Leadership
up arrow 7%

Organizational Development
up arrow 5%

Team Leadership
up arrow 1%

Strategic Planning
0%

Recruiting
0%

Labor Relations
0%

National Average
$147,000

People Management
up arrow 2%

Legal Compliance
up arrow 3%

Benefits & Compensation
up arrow 4%

Human Resources
up arrow 5%

Employee Relations
up arrow 7%

Full-Cycle Recruiting
up arrow 10%

Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
up arrow 10%

Benefits Administration
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 165 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 76%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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