A Human Resources (HR) Director earns an average salary of R871,790 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Strategy Development and Performance Management.

R301,001 - R1,450,892
R300K
R830K
R2M
MEDIAN: R830,928
10%
50%
90%
R0R1M
Salary R301,001 - R1,450,892
Bonus R19,933 - R387,832
Profit Sharing R-3.17 - R339,353
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).
)
R322,976 - R1,615,699
  • Country: South Africa
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 10 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 105

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)

Employers: Start Here »

Human Resources (HR) Director Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Human Resources (HR) Director

Pay by Experience for a Human Resources (HR) Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Human Resources (HR) Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R330,000 based on 16 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Human Resources (HR) Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R960,000 based on 22 salaries. An experienced Human Resources (HR) Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R998,000 based on 55 salaries. A Human Resources (HR) Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R999,000 based on 26 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R902,041

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Human Resources (HR) Director Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Human Resources (HR) Director?

Human Resources (HR) Director in Johannesburg:
"HR Executive responsibilities."
Pros: Culture.
Cons: ER.

Human Resources (HR) Director in Johannesburg:
Pros: People development, talent management, coaching, strategy. Organisational development and change management.
Cons: Finances, labour Relations.

Human Resources (HR) Director in Cape Town:
"Great - you make a difference."
Pros: Creating Meaning and making a difference.
Cons: Union negotiations.

Related Job Salaries

Key Stats for Human Resources (HR) Director

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
26%
ADVERTISEMENT
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
United States (change)

Experience Affects Human Resources (HR) Director Salaries

▲11%

▲11%

Mid-Career
▲6%

National Average
R902,000

Entry-Level
▼63%

Skills That Affect Human Resources (HR) Director Salaries

Strategy Development
▲18%


Recruitment
▲4%

Training Management
▲4%


Organizational Development
▲1%

People Management
▼0%

National Average
R902,000

Strategic Planning
▼3%

Human Resources
▼5%

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 17%
vision benefits
Vision: 14%
no benefits
None: 32%
ADVERTISEMENT