Average Mid-Career Human Resources (HR) Director with Legal Compliance Skills Salary

$79,318
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$5,203
Bonus
$7,750
Commission
$4,000
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Human Resources (HR) Director with Legal Compliance skills is $79,318.
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$54k
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$79k
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$116k
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MEDIAN $79,318
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Salary
$54k - $116k
Bonus
$199 - $20k
Profit Sharing
$600 - $30k
Commission
$0 - $8k
Total Pay
$52k - $124k

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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 Leadership and Performance Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Hiring, Benefits & Compensation 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 $51,707 based on 6 salaries. An early career Human Resources (HR) Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $62,208 based on 277 salaries. An experienced Human Resources (HR) Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $89,674 based on 1,085 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $93,798.
Employees with Human Resources (HR) Director in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 33.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Dallas, Texas (12.2% more) and Minneapolis, Minnesota (7.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Austin, Texas (22.0% less), Cleveland, Ohio (8.7% less) and Miami, Florida (6.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,127 survey responses.
Entry Level
0.3%
Early Career
13.0%
Experienced
51.0%
Late Career
35.7%