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Average Experienced Human Resources (HR) Director with Employee Relations Skills Salary

$92,436
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$9,917
Bonus
$9,669
Commission
$5,004
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The average salary for an Experienced Human Resources (HR) Director with Employee Relations skills is $92,436.
10%
$62k
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$92k
90%
$134k
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$62k - $134k
Bonus
$2k - $25k
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$1k - $19k
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$61k - $146k
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What Do Human Resources (HR) Directors Do?

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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What Are Popular Skills for Human Resources (HR) Directors?

Skills in Leadership, Strategic Planning and Performance Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Human Resources (HR) and Benefits & Compensation.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Human Resources (HR) Directors?

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 $53,184 based on 31 salaries. An early career Human Resources (HR) Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $65,189 based on 1,067 salaries. A mid-career Human Resources (HR) Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $80,144 based on 1,763 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $98,072.
Employees with Human Resources (HR) Director in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 32.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (32.6% more) and Los Angeles, California (23.5% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 5,585 survey responses.
Entry Level
0.6%
Early Career
19.1%
Mid Career
31.6%
Late Career
48.8%