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

Salaries for Experienced VPs of Human Resources are generous, with average pay above six figures ($128K) per year. In the world of Experienced VPs of Human Resources, overall income ranges from $91K near the bottom to $220K at the top; this can include more than $50K from bonuses and more than $26K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Job satisfaction for Experienced VPs of Human Resources is high. Nearly all enjoy medical and dental coverage in this occupation, and a strong majority get vision benefits. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Experienced VPs of Human Resources making up 70 percent. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$86,507 - $185,281
(Median)
$87K
$130K
$190K
MEDIAN: $128,424
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50%
90%

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$16.06 - $93.70
(Median)
$16
$30
$94
MEDIAN: $29.00
10%
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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 (?
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$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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For Experienced VPs of Human Resources, busy San Francisco offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 38 percent above the national average. Experienced VPs of Human Resources can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Miami (+22 percent), New York (+21 percent), Chicago (+19 percent), and San Diego (+10 percent). Trailing the national average by 13 percent, Austin is the market with the smallest paychecks. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Tampa (10 percent less) and Denver (3 percent less).

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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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