Wages for Experienced VPs of Human Resources are generous, with average pay above six figures ($133K) per year. Final cash compensation to Experienced VPs of Human Resources varies from around $93K to approximately $222K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $49K and $35K, respectively. Nearly all have medical and dental plans, and a strong majority have vision insurance. Most Experienced VPs of Human Resources survey respondents are women (75 percent). Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$89,530 - $190,499
(Median)
$90K
$130K
$190K
MEDIAN: $132,978
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90%

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$16.00 - $106.28
(Median)
$16
$32
$110
MEDIAN: $31.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$80K$160K$240K
Salary
$89,530 - $190,499  
   
Bonus
$4,953 - $48,957  
Profit Sharing
$1,495 - $35,488  
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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$93,002 - $221,704  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,343
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$16.00 - $106.28  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$4,953 - $48,957  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,495 - $35,488  
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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$93,002 - $221,704  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $145,572

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Surpassing the national average by 29 percent, Experienced VPs of Human Resources in Houston receive some of the highest pay in the country. Experienced VPs of Human Resources can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+26 percent), Detroit (+23 percent), New York (+17 percent), and San Diego (+15 percent). Salt Lake City is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 11 percent. Minneapolis and Washington are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 6 percent lower and 4 percent lower, respectively.

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

Performance Management
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Organizational Development
up arrow 6%

Leadership
up arrow 3%

Strategic Planning
0%

People Management
0%

National Average
$146,000

Recruiting
up arrow 1%

Team Leadership
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Labor Relations
up arrow 1%

Legal Compliance
up arrow 2%

Benefits & Compensation
up arrow 4%

Human Resources
up arrow 4%

Employee Relations
up arrow 8%

Full-Cycle Recruiting
up arrow 11%

Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
up arrow 11%

Benefits Administration
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 159 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Common Health Benefits

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