Human Resources (HR) Director in Portland, Oregon Salary

A Human Resources (HR) Director in Portland, Oregon earns an average salary of $82,614 per year. A skill in Strategic Planning is associated with high pay for this job. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$51,256 - $128,202
$51K
$78K
$130K
MEDIAN: $78,128
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$0$143K
Salary $51,256 - $128,202
Bonus $-0.49 - $33,724
Profit Sharing $8,139
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$52,162 - $143,578
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 56

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 policies and procedures. They also make sure that programs are consistently administered and aligned with organizational goals, have compliance with professional standards, and meet state and federal regulatory requirements and laws. HR directors also oversee staff operations, business planning and budget development of HR programs. They also plan, direct, and manage all human resource initiatives, such as recruitment, compensation, benefits, training and employee relations of an organization. They are in charge of hiring, training, coaching, salary and benefits, team building, and leadership.

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Human Resources (HR) Director Tasks

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

About Portland, Oregon

Multnomah County, Oregon
632,187
Male:
313,516 (49.6%)
Female:
318,671 (50.4%)
Portland (/ˈpɔːrtlənd/) is the largest city in the U.S. state of Oregon and the seat of Multnomah County. It is located in the Willamette Valley region of the Pacific Northwest, at the confluence of the Willamette and Columbia Rivers. The city covers 145 square miles (380 square kilometers) and had an estimated population of 632,309 in 2015, making it the 26th most populous city in the United States. Approximately 2,389,228 people live in the Portland metropolitan statistical area (MSA), the 23rd most populous MSA in the United States. Its Combined Statistical Area (CSA) ranks 17th with a population of 3,022,178. Roughly 60% of Oregon's population resides within the Portland metropolitan area. Named after the city on the coast of Maine, the Oregon settlement began to be populated in the 1830s near the end of the Oregon Trail. Its water access provided convenient transportation of goods, and the timber industry was a...
Portland:
$60,892
Oregon:
$54,148
$1,047
Portland:
$348,300
Oregon:
$264,100
4.5%

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Q: What is it like working in Portland?

Human Resources (HR) Director in Portland:
"Great City."
Pros: Great restaurants and night life, can walk most places.
Cons: Traffic, commute, parking.

Key Stats for Human Resources (HR) Director

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
19%

Experience Affects Human Resources (HR) Director Salaries

▲22%

▲18%

National Average
$78,000

Mid-Career
▼9%

Skills That Affect Human Resources (HR) Director Salaries

Strategic Planning
▲20%

Payroll Administration
▲17%


Leadership
▲11%


Legal Compliance
▲9%

Regulatory Compliance
▲9%

Hiring
▲7%

Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
▲4%

Microsoft Excel
▲4%

Recruiting
▼0%

Performance Management
▼0%

National Average
$78,000

Training
▼3%

Organizational Development
▼4%

Benefits Administration
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None: 11%