Experienced Vice President (VP), Human Resources (HR) Salary

Experienced VPs of Human Resources enjoy a hefty income, with average pay passing six figures ($128K) annually. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $50K and $29K, respectively — total cash payment to Experienced VPs of Human Resources can bottom out near $89K or peak near $220K depending on individual performance. Almost all report receiving medical and dental coverage from their employers and a fair number collect vision insurance. Work is enjoyable for Experienced VPs of Human Resources, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$84,541 - $184,772
MEDIAN: $127,844

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$84,541 - $184,772  
$4,826 - $49,973  
Profit Sharing
$1,446 - $28,585  
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).
$89,018 - $220,188  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,618
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Skills That Affect Salaries

International Human Resources (HR)
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Labor Relations
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Organizational Development
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Strategic Planning
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People Management
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Performance Management
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Full-Cycle Recruiting

National Average

Benefits & Compensation
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Employee Relations
up arrow 5%

Human Resources
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Legal Compliance
up arrow 7%

Benefits Administration
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 229 votes.


69 %
31 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 73% employee benefits None: 7%