$93,938
Avg. Salary
$24.34
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$10,108

Bonus

$5,112

Profit Sharing

$12,000

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Director Of Human Resources (HR) is $24.34 per hour.

The average pay for a Director Of Human Resources (HR) is $93,938 per year.

10%
$14.68
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$24.34
50%
$48.72
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90%
MEDIAN $24.34
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$58k
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$94k
50%
$143k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $93,938
$58,028 - $143,462
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MEDIAN: $93,938
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$0$153K
Salary $58,028 - $143,462
Bonus $1,021 - $29,107
Profit Sharing $996 - $20,089
Commission $12,000
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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$57,449 - $153,885
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,196
Hourly Data $0$48
Hourly Rate $14.68 - $48.72
Overtime $0.00 - $37.19
Annual Data $0$153K
Bonus $1,021 - $29,107
Commission $12,000
Profit Sharing $996 - $20,089
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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$57,449 - $153,885
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 58

Job Description for Director of Human Resources (HR)

Human resources directors are responsible for guiding and managing the overall activities of their companies' human resources (HR) departments. These responsibilities include managing HR services and policies along with programs for the entire company. HR directors serve as advocates who ensures that all company and employee interactions are handled in a fair and consistent manner. Other responsibilities generally include recruiting, orientation, development and training of new employees, payroll processing, and salary and benefit administration. HR directors are also responsible for employee relations and policy development along with performance improvement. They generally report directly to the CEO (or other executive staff members) and are responsible for compliance with all regulatory concerns.

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Common Career Paths for Director of Human Resources (HR)


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Directors of Human Resources may progress into high-paying roles like Chief Human Resources Officer, where median compensation is $162K annually. Directors of Human Resources go on to become Human Resources Directors more often than anything even though median pay for the role is $80K. Directors of Human Resources who move into a VP of Human Resources role, another well-traveled path for those in this field, tend to find salaries of $138K.

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Popular Skills for Director of Human Resources (HR)


Directors of Human Resources seem to require a rather large skill set. Most notably, skills in Business Strategy, Strategic Planning, Organizational Development, and People Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 5 percent and 11 percent. Those listing Payroll Administration as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Benefits Administration and Human Resources Information System also typically command lower compensation. Most people skilled in Benefits & Compensation are similarly competent in Legal Compliance and Recruiting.

Pay by Experience Level for Director of Human Resources (HR)

Pay by Experience for a Director of Human Resources (HR) has a positive trend. An entry-level Director of Human Resources (HR) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 166 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Director of Human Resources (HR) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $85,000 based on 401 salaries. An experienced Director of Human Resources (HR) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $103,000 based on 789 salaries. A Director of Human Resources (HR) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $113,000 based on 383 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $97,206

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

Directors of Human Resources will find that Oakland offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 45 percent. Directors of Human Resources can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+36 percent), New York (+25 percent), Atlanta (+19 percent), and Los Angeles (+17 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Miami, 16 percent below the national average. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Indianapolis and Washington (10 percent lower and 4 percent lower, respectively).

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Key Stats for Director of Human Resources (HR)

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 381 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
30%

Experience Affects Director of Human Resources (HR) Salaries

▲16%

▲6%

National Average
$97,000

▼13%

▼33%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 381 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
30%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 12%