$85,795
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$9,210

Profit Sharing

$3,901

Commission

$11,027

A Human Resources (HR) Director earns an average salary of $85,283 per year. A skill in Strategic Planning is associated with high pay for this job.

$52,646 - $131,988
$53K
$86K
$130K
MEDIAN: $85,795
10%
50%
90%

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$14.75 - $37.68
$15
$21
$38
MEDIAN: $21.11
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90%

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$0$143K
Salary $52,646 - $131,988
Bonus $972 - $25,540
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $14,677
Commission $53.00 - $30,000
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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$50,346 - $143,198
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 17,980
Hourly Data $0$42
Hourly Rate $14.75 - $37.68
Hourly Tips $0.00
Overtime $17.88 - $42.35
Annual Data $0$143K
Bonus $972 - $25,540
Commission $53.00 - $30,000
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $14,677
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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$50,346 - $143,198
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 883

Job Description for Human Resources (HR) Director

Human resource directors have many different roles and responsibilities in many different organizations. These directors can head up several departments and put in place someone to manage them. They are strategic partners, and proponents for the company and for the people who work for the company. They also have the responsibility of dealing with the day-to-day problems and complaints from their employees, employee benefits, payroll and employee paperwork. They ensure employees' adherence to policies and procedures. They also make sure that programs are consistently administered and aligned with organizational goals, have compliance with professional standards, and meet state and federal regulatory requirements and laws. HR directors also oversee staff operations, business planning and budget development of HR programs. They also plan, direct, and manage all human resource initiatives, such as recruitment, compensation, benefits, training and employee relations of an organization. They are in charge of hiring, training, coaching, salary and benefits, team building, and leadership.

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Human Resources (HR) Director Tasks

  • Ensure policies, procedures and HR programs are consistently administered, aligned with organizational goals and are in compliance with professional standards, state and federal regulatory requirements and laws.
  • Plan, direct and manages all human resources initiatives; recruitment, compensation, benefits, training and employee relations of an organization.
  • Oversee staff operations, business planning and budget development of HR programs.

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Popular Skills for Human Resources (HR) Director

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 $59,000 based on 1,641 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 $79,000 based on 2,539 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 $94,000 based on 4,887 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 $101,000 based on 2,458 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $86,795

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 St. Louis:
"Rewarding, but sometimes aggrevating."
Pros: Employee relations
Cons: Terminations

Human Resources (HR) Director in DeForest:
"Love it."
Pros: Providing good work conditions for all.
Cons: Extremely stressful and constantly changing.

Human Resources (HR) Director in Orange:
"Love it."
Pros: Great flexibility.
Cons: Stressful.

Human Resources (HR) Director in De Ridder:
Pros: Good working environment.
Cons: No raises - not even cost of living raise.

Human Resources (HR) Director in Merrillville:
"Lakeshore."
Pros: The company culture is family oriented.
Cons: The company is young and going through growing pains.

Human Resources (HR) Director in Warrensburg:
"Summary."
Pros: I am able to leave if needed. CEO and most stockholders are great to work with. Employees are on the most pleasant.
Cons: One of the stockholder, completely rude and hateful to employees.

Human Resources (HR) Director in Tulsa:
Pros: Everything.
Cons: Pay.

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Key Stats for Human Resources (HR) Director

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3430 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
28%

Experience Affects Human Resources (HR) Director Salaries

▲16%

▲8%

National Average
$87,000

▼9%

▼33%

Skills That Affect Human Resources (HR) Director Salaries



▲8%


Legal Compliance
▼0%

National Average
$87,000

Employee Relations
▼1%





▼4%

▼5%

▼9%



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3430 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 12%