Average Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) Salary

$152,423
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$29,572
Bonus
$9,887
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) is $152,423.
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$92k
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$152k
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$242k
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MEDIAN $152,423
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Salary
$92k - $242k
Bonus
$5k - $84k
Profit Sharing
$2k - $51k
Total Pay
$93k - $295k

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Job Description for Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO)

Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) Tasks
  • Manage the day to day operations of the human resources department.
  • Oversee and ensure rewards programs are comprehensive, competitive, and align with business goals.
  • Develop and improve recruiting practices and succession planning strategies.
  • Account for and maintain human resources disciplines such as compensation, benefits, training, talent acquisition, and diversity.
  • Design, develop, implement, and manage human resource business projects and procedures.

Career Paths

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Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO)
Chief People Officer
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO)

Skills in Strategic Planning, Organizational Development and Benefits & Compensation are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Human Resources (HR) and Employee Relations.

Pay by Experience Level for Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO)

An early career Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $93,797 based on 36 salaries. A mid-career Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $123,943 based on 102 salaries. An experienced Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $146,537 based on 360 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $175,205.
Employees with Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 51.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (31.2% more) and San Francisco, California (27.3% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 915 survey responses.
Early Career
3.9%
Mid Career
11.1%
Experienced
39.3%
Late Career
45.6%