Human Resources (HR) Director in Boston, Massachusetts Salary

The average pay for a Human Resources (HR) Director in Boston, Massachusetts is $102,851 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Organizational Development, Legal Compliance, Leadership, and Labor Relations. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$74,853 - $159,214
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MEDIAN: $113,177
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Salary $74,853 - $159,214
Bonus $6,128 - $34,805
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $29,799
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$75,720 - $181,951
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 8 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 90

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 Boston, Massachusetts

Suffolk County, Massachusetts
669,469
Male:
322,149 (48.1%)
Female:
347,320 (51.9%)
Boston (pronounced /ˈbɒstən/ BOSS-tən) is the capital and most populous city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States. Boston is also the seat of Suffolk County, although the county government was disbanded on July 1, 1999. The city proper covers 48 square miles (124 km2) with an estimated population of 667,137 in 2015, making it the largest city in New England and the 23rd most populous city in the United States. The city is the economic and cultural anchor of a substantially larger metropolitan area called Greater Boston, home to 4.7 million people and the tenth-largest metropolitan statistical area in the country. Greater Boston as a commuting region is home to 8.1 million people, making it the sixth-largest combined statistical area in the United States. One of the oldest cities in the United States, Boston was founded on the Shawmut Peninsula in 1630 by Puritan settlers from England. It was the scene...
Boston:
$58,263
Massachusetts:
$70,628
$1,423
Boston:
$453,000
Massachusetts:
$352,100
4.6%

Human Resources (HR) Director Job Listings

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 $68,000 based on 8 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 $80,000 based on 23 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 $108,000 based on 45 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 $135,000 based on 32 salaries.

Key Stats for Human Resources (HR) Director

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
47%
20 years or more
37%

Experience Affects Human Resources (HR) Director Salaries

▲14%

National Average
$118,000

▼8%

▼32%

Entry-Level
▼42%

Skills That Affect Human Resources (HR) Director Salaries



▲1%

National Average
$118,000

Labor Relations
▼1%

Training Management
▼3%


Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
▼5%

Training
▼7%

Employee Relations
▼10%



▼20%

▼24%


Payroll Administration
▼33%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
47%
20 years or more
37%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 9%