The average salary for a Human Resources (HR) Director in Chicago, Illinois is $102,222.
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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 in Leadership and Strategic Planning are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Performance Management, Benefits & Compensation and Employee Relations.
Pay by Experience Level for Human Resources (HR) Director
An early career Human Resources (HR) Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $71,216 based on 45 salaries. A mid-career Human Resources (HR) Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $94,787 based on 75 salaries. An experienced Human Resources (HR) Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $108,936 based on 187 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $117,729.
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Employees with Human Resources (HR) Director in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 24.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (10.7% more) and Los Angeles, California (10.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (8.1% less), Dallas, Texas (5.0% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (3.5% less).
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