Human Resources (HR) Director with Benefits Administration Skills Salary

With slightly less than two-thirds of Human Resources Directors with Benefits Administration skills reporting more than 10 years of experience, the field is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Average pay for Human Resources Directors with Benefits Administration skills is $77K per year and can range from $48K on the lower end to $124K per year near the higher end. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $20K and $10K, respectively — total cash payment to Human Resources Directors with Benefits Administration skills can bottom out near $48K or peak near $124K depending on individual performance. Residence and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The vast majority of Human Resources Directors with Benefits Administration skills (85 percent) who responded to the survey are women. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$49,981 - $116,634
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$77K
$120K
MEDIAN: $77,057
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$16.01 - $32.69
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$0$122K
Salary $49,981 - $116,634
Bonus $306.04 - $20,152
Profit Sharing $200.00 - $10,304
Commission $10,985
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$48,010 - $122,457
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,363
Hourly Data $0$42
Hourly Rate $16.01 - $32.69
Hourly Tips $0.00
Overtime $21.48 - $42.50
Annual Data $0$122K
Bonus $306.04 - $20,152
Commission $10,985
Profit Sharing $200.00 - $10,304
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$48,010 - $122,457
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 163

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Pay by Experience Level for Human Resources (HR) Director

Pay by Experience for a Human Resources (HR) Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Human Resources (HR) Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 480 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Human Resources (HR) Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 654 salaries. An experienced Human Resources (HR) Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $85,000 based on 1,084 salaries. A Human Resources (HR) Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $89,000 based on 517 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

29%

17%

16%

13%

11%

-14%

-18%

National Average: $77,091

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

With a pay rate for Human Resources Directors with Benefits Administration skills that is 33 percent greater than the national average, Washington offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Human Resources Directors with Benefits Administration skills will also find cushy salaries in New York (+28 percent), Los Angeles (+17 percent), Chicago (+16 percent), and Boston (+15 percent). Miami is the lowest-paying area, 19 percent south of the national average.

Key Stats for Human Resources (HR) Director

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 677 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
24%
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Experience Affects Human Resources (HR) Director Salaries

▲15%

▲10%

National Average
$77,000

▼7%

▼27%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 677 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 13%
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