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Average Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) Salary

$152,517
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$27,848
Bonus
$10,000
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The average salary for a Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) is $152,517.
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$93k
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$153k
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$239k
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What Do Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO)s Do?

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.

Job Satisfaction for Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO)

4.5 out of 5
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Career Paths

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What Are Popular Skills for Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO)s?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO)s?

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 $93,411 based on 24 salaries. A mid-career Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $130,552 based on 57 salaries. An experienced Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $149,407 based on 258 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $171,417.
Employees with Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 46.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (37.7% more) and Los Angeles, California (32.6% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 789 survey responses.
Early Career
3.0%
Mid Career
7.2%
Experienced
32.7%
Late Career
57.0%