$85,975
Avg. Salary
$21.29
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$9,548

Profit Sharing

$3,908

Commission

$10,894

The average pay for a Human Resources (HR) Director is $21.29 per hour.

The average pay for a Human Resources (HR) Director is $85,975 per year.

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MEDIAN $85,975
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$0$142K
Salary $52,934 - $131,953
Bonus $988 - $25,327
Profit Sharing $0.93 - $14,617
Commission $105 - $29,696
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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$50,540 - $142,972
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 18,274
Hourly Data $0$42
Hourly Rate $14.85 - $37.39
Hourly Tips $0.00
Overtime $18.84 - $42.64
Annual Data $0$142K
Bonus $988 - $25,327
Commission $105 - $29,696
Profit Sharing $0.93 - $14,617
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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$50,540 - $142,972
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 906

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.

Human Resources (HR) Director Pay By Employer

$0$131K

HCR ManorCare
30 profiles
$51,163

YMCA
20 profiles
$58,560

$85,743

$47,500

$64,000

Chick-Fil-A Inc
11 profiles
$34,137

$57,021

$82,723

$113,231

$78,000

Common Career Paths for Human Resources (HR) Director


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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: $87,006

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

Human Resources (HR) Director Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Human Resources (HR) Director?

Human Resources (HR) Director in Santa Fe:
"The Name Of The School You Graduate From Matters."
Must be organized, caring, capable, have excellent writing skills, language skills, be able to multitask and work well under stress.

Human Resources (HR) Director in Ventura:
"HR COMPLIANCE."
Work hard and also keep up to date on all compliance issues in california.

Human Resources (HR) Director in Chicago:
"Be A Guide Not A Miracle Maker."
Strive to understand the business and industry you are in as well as you understand HR. Delegate effectively, let go and be comfortable allowing calculated mistakes so that staff can learn. Don't be a micro manager, develop your team and plan for succession for short, mediun and long term scenarios. Be an active listener. Don't take on solving employee issues, guide and coach employees to help and empower them to resolve. Don't avoid or delay difficult decisions, conversations or actions. Be honest and candid, don't sugar coat difficult feedback. It is helpful when having difficult discussion to let the indiviudal know your approach is to be honest and candid. Ask they are open to hearing feedback they might not like. Your team's productivity and effectiveness is a direct reflect of your ability to lead. Accept responsibility for their performance and focus on their development, engagement and listen.

Human Resources (HR) Director in Philadelphia:
"Need A Good Personality To Deal With People."
This profession continues to change and evolve but you need to understand the business side to align as a strategic business partner for the human capital needs for the business to be successful.

Human Resources (HR) Director in New York:
"Learning Never Ends!"
Read all you can. Learn about people management skills and organizational development. Learn to be a leader in your area and do not relegate your job to solely supporting your company -- be a mover and leader in the direction it is going.

Human Resources (HR) Director in Billings:
Pros: I am constantly learning from my new supervisor. People I work with.
Cons: Lack of appreciation. Long hours and not enough pay - work / life balance. It's a tough, stressful job. Not all senior staff are working as hard. Culture of staff entitlement versus contribution.

Human Resources (HR) Director in Kalispell:
"HR Is Important."
The things that affect employees in the home like compensation, benefits, etc. Are critically important and employees need to feel like the HR Director believes that they are.

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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 3584 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

▼10%

▼33%

Skills That Affect Human Resources (HR) Director Salaries


▲8%



National Average
$87,000

Employee Relations
▼1%

Legal Compliance
▼1%



▼4%



▼6%

▼9%



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3584 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: 13%