The average salary for an Early-Career Human Resources (HR) Director with Strategic Planning skills is $70,453.
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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 pol…Read more
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Skills that pay less than market rate include Leadership, Benefits Administration, Benefits & Compensation, Hiring and Employee Relations.
Pay by Experience Level for Human Resources (HR) Director
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 $66,639 based on 6 salaries. A mid-career Human Resources (HR) Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $87,816 based on 711 salaries. An experienced Human Resources (HR) Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $100,797 based on 2,002 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $106,988.
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Employees with Human Resources (HR) Director in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 30.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (17.4% more) and Salt Lake City, Utah (15.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in St. Louis, Missouri (25.1% less), Portland, Oregon (7.9% less) and Denver, Colorado (1.7% less).
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