Average Human Resources (HR) Director with Strategic Planning Skills Salary

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The average salary for a Human Resources (HR) Director with Strategic Planning skills is $96,776.
MEDIAN $96,776
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$62k - $143k
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$61k - $158k

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Job Description for Human Resources (HR) Director

The top respondents for the job title Human Resources (HR) Director are from the companies Company Confidential, Macy's, Inc. and Swedish Medical Center. Reported salaries are highest at Macy's, Inc. where the average pay is $132,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Swedish Medical Center and Comcast Cable, Inc., earning around $124,498 and $99,000, respectively. YMCA pays the lowest at around $65,735. Long Center for the Performing Arts and Company Confidential also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $75,000 and $80,000, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Human Resources (HR) Director

Skills that pay less than market rate include Performance Management, Hiring, Leadership, 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 $65,419 based on 8 salaries. An early career Human Resources (HR) Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $69,576 based on 295 salaries. A mid-career Human Resources (HR) Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $87,447 based on 688 salaries. An experienced Human Resources (HR) Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $100,572 based on 1,926 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $106,609.
Employees with Human Resources (HR) Director in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 32.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (28.6% more) and New York, New York (24.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (2.4% less) and Austin, Texas (1.6% less).

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