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

Experienced VPs of Human Resources can expect to earn a very generous salary, with average salaries (in the ballpark of $126K) surpassing six figures annually. Final cash compensation to Experienced VPs of Human Resources varies from around $87K to approximately $218K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $50K and $25K, respectively. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$82,419 - $183,413
MEDIAN: $125,657

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XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
$82,419 - $183,413  
$3,589 - $49,974  
Profit Sharing
$1,226 - $24,863  
$300.00 - $8,000  
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).
$86,843 - $218,260  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,413

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

Organizational Development
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Labor Relations
up arrow 7%

Strategic Planning
up arrow 5%

People Management
up arrow 4%

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Performance Management
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Full-Cycle Recruiting
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National Average

Benefits & Compensation
up arrow 1%

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Legal Compliance
up arrow 3%

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Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
up arrow 3%

Employee Relations
up arrow 6%

Human Resources
up arrow 8%

Benefits Administration
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 254 votes.


70 %
30 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 72% employee benefits None: 7%