Average Human Resources (HR) Director Salary

$88,606
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$9,788
Bonus
$12,000
Commission
$4,880
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The average salary for a Human Resources (HR) Director is $88,606.
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$55k
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$89k
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$136k
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$55k - $136k
Bonus
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$3k - $36k
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What Do Human Resources (HR) Directors Do?

Job Satisfaction for Human Resources (HR) Director

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Popular Employer Salaries for Human Resources (HR) Director

The top respondents for the job title Human Resources (HR) Director are from the companies YMCA, HCR ManorCare and Catholic Charities. Reported salaries are highest at Terlato Wine Group where the average pay is $87,006. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Planned Parenthood and Marriott International, Inc., earning around $83,600 and $81,350, respectively. HCR ManorCare pays the lowest at around $51,587. Leer Electric, Inc. and Catholic Charities also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $57,163 and $61,463, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Human Resources (HR) Directors?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Human Resources (HR) Directors?

An entry-level Human Resources (HR) Director with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $54,878 based on 89 salaries. An early career Human Resources (HR) Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $65,405 based on 2,120 salaries. A mid-career Human Resources (HR) Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $81,602 based on 3,364 salaries. An experienced Human Resources (HR) Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $94,552 based on 7,485 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $100,367.
Employees with Human Resources (HR) Director in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 30.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (28.8% more) and Chicago, Illinois (15.8% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 18,280 survey responses.
Entry Level
0.5%
Early Career
11.6%
Mid Career
18.4%
Experienced
40.9%
Late Career
28.6%