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. Overall cash earnings for Experienced VPs of Human Resources stretch from $91K on the lower end to $220K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $50K from bonuses and $26K from profit sharing. Job satisfaction for Experienced VPs of Human Resources is high. Almost all receive medical and dental insurance and a fair number get vision insurance. Most Experienced VPs of Human Resources survey respondents are women (70 percent). The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$86,507 - $185,281
(Median)
$87K
$130K
$190K
MEDIAN: $128,424
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90%

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$16.06 - $93.70
(Median)
$16
$30
$94
MEDIAN: $29.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$80K$160K$240K
Salary
$86,507 - $185,281  
   
Bonus
$4,849 - $49,588  
Profit Sharing
$1,454 - $25,831  
Commission
$5,500  
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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$90,832 - $219,744  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,727
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$16.06 - $93.70  
   
Overtime
$32.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$4,849 - $49,588  
   
Commission
$5,500  
Profit Sharing
$1,454 - $25,831  
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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$90,832 - $219,744  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $143,183

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With a pay rate for Experienced VPs of Human Resources that is 38 percent greater than the national average, San Francisco offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Experienced VPs of Human Resources will also find cushy salaries in Miami (+22 percent), New York (+21 percent), Chicago (+19 percent), and San Diego (+10 percent). Austin is the lowest-paying area, 13 percent south of the national average. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Tampa (10 percent lower) and Denver (3 percent lower).

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

International Human Resources (HR)
up arrow 13%

Labor Relations
up arrow 12%

Organizational Development
up arrow 9%

Strategic Planning
up arrow 6%

Leadership
up arrow 5%

Performance Management
up arrow 4%

People Management
up arrow 2%

Recruiting
0%

National Average
$143,000

Benefits & Compensation
up arrow 1%

Strategy
up arrow 1%

Full-Cycle Recruiting
up arrow 2%

Human Resources
up arrow 3%

Legal Compliance
up arrow 5%

Employee Relations
up arrow 6%

Benefits Administration
up arrow 23%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 252 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Common Health Benefits

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