Average Experienced Human Resources (HR) Director with Payroll Administration Skills Salary

$80,183
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$7,500
Bonus
$15,550
Commission
$4,741
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Experienced Human Resources (HR) Director with Payroll Administration skills is $80,183.
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$53k
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$80k
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$116k
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MEDIAN $80,183
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Salary
$53k - $116k
Bonus
$980 - $21k
Profit Sharing
$1k - $13k
Commission
$0 - $16k
Total Pay
$52k - $127k

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Job Description for Human Resources (HR) Director

Human Resources (HR) Director Tasks
  • Oversee staff operations, business planning and budget development of HR programs.
  • Plan, direct and manages all human resources initiatives; recruitment, compensation, benefits, training and employee relations of an organization.
  • 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.

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Popular Skills for Human Resources (HR) Director

Skills in Employee Relations, Benefits & Compensation, Leadership, Hiring and Strategic Planning are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 $50,248 based on 8 salaries. An early career Human Resources (HR) Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $56,243 based on 344 salaries. A mid-career Human Resources (HR) Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $69,859 based on 455 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $86,663.
Employees with Human Resources (HR) Director in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 29.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (26.9% more) and Los Angeles, California (13.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Minneapolis, Minnesota (2.8% less) and New Orleans, Louisiana (0.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,222 survey responses.
Entry Level
0.7%
Early Career
28.2%
Mid Career
37.2%
Late Career
34.0%