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Average Director of Human Resources (HR) Salary

$97,511
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$10,366
Bonus
$5,743
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The average salary for a Director of Human Resources (HR) is $97,511.
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$62k
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$98k
90%
$147k
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What Do Director of Human Resources (HR)s Do?

Job Satisfaction for Director of Human Resources (HR)

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Career Paths

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What Are Popular Skills for Director of Human Resources (HR)s?

Skills in Strategic Planning, Organizational Development and Performance Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Benefits & Compensation and Employee Relations.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Director of Human Resources (HR)s?

An entry-level Director of Human Resources (HR) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $53,572 based on 5 salaries. An early career Director of Human Resources (HR) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $71,303 based on 142 salaries. A mid-career Director of Human Resources (HR) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $85,032 based on 290 salaries. An experienced Director of Human Resources (HR) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $101,227 based on 746 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $112,945.
Employees with Director of Human Resources (HR) in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 35.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (22.3% more) and Los Angeles, California (21.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (1.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,696 survey responses.
Entry Level
0.3%
Early Career
8.4%
Mid Career
17.1%
Experienced
44.0%
Late Career
30.2%