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

Salaries for Experienced VPs of Human Resources are generous, with average pay above six figures ($136K) per year. Total cash compensation to Experienced VPs of Human Resources approaches anywhere from $95K on the lower end to $222K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $48K from bonuses and upwards of $35K from profit sharing. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. A large number claim medical and dental insurance and a fair number get vision coverage. Most Experienced VPs of Human Resources survey respondents are women (76 percent). This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$90,589 - $189,288
$91K
$140K
$190K
MEDIAN: $135,598
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$16.00 - $106.28
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MEDIAN: $36.63
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$80K$160K$240K
Salary
$90,589 - $189,288  
   
Bonus
$5,012 - $48,372  
Profit Sharing
$750 - $35,412  
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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$94,674 - $221,998  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,289
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$16.00 - $106.28  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$5,012 - $48,372  
   
Profit Sharing
$750 - $35,412  
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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$94,674 - $221,998  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 10

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $147,433

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Houston offers some of the highest pay in the country for Experienced VPs of Human Resources, 23 percent above the national average. Experienced VPs of Human Resources will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+22 percent), Seattle (+22 percent), Chicago (+15 percent), and San Diego (+13 percent). Salt Lake City is the lowest-paying area, 13 percent south of the national average. Phoenix and Denver are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 4 percent lower and 2 percent lower, respectively.

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

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

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
▲10%

Organizational Development
▲5%

▲4%

Leadership
▲4%

Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
▲2%

National Average
$147,000

People Management
▼1%

Team Leadership
▼1%

Labor Relations
▼3%

Benefits & Compensation
▼4%

Strategic Planning
▼4%

Employee Relations
▼6%

Human Resources
▼6%

Legal Compliance
▼6%

Full-Cycle Recruiting
▼8%

Benefits Administration
▼23%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 76%
no benefits
None: 8%