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Average Human Resources (HR) Director with Leadership Skills Salary

$94,792
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$10,162
Bonus
$13,000
Commission
$5,278
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The average salary for a Human Resources (HR) Director with Leadership skills is $94,792.
10%
$61k
MEDIAN
$95k
90%
$143k
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$61k - $143k
Bonus
$2k - $26k
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$1k - $20k
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$11k - $32k
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What Do Human Resources (HR) Directors Do?

The top respondents for the job title Human Resources (HR) Director are from the companies Terlato Wine Group, YMCA and Airgas, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Centene Corporation where the average pay is $144,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Airgas, Inc. and Terlato Wine Group, earning around $114,800 and $87,006, respectively. Brookdale Living Communities, Inc. pays the lowest at around $58,559. HCR ManorCare and YMCA also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $62,500 and $66,566, respectively.

Career Paths

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

Skills in Strategic Planning 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 $57,757 based on 16 salaries. An early career Human Resources (HR) Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $69,521 based on 449 salaries. A mid-career Human Resources (HR) Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $85,040 based on 891 salaries. An experienced Human Resources (HR) Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $99,091 based on 2,370 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $105,481.
Employees with Human Resources (HR) Director in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 33.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (32.8% more) and New York, New York (29.8% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 5,558 survey responses.
Entry Level
0.3%
Early Career
8.1%
Mid Career
16.0%
Experienced
42.6%
Late Career
33.0%