Average Early-Career Human Resources (HR) Director with Benefits & Compensation Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$67,650
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$2,750
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The average salary for an Early-Career Human Resources (HR) Director with Benefits & Compensation skills in Chicago, Illinois is $67,650.
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$53k
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$68k
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$140k
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Job Description for Human Resources (HR) Director

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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Popular Skills for Human Resources (HR) Director

Skills in Performance Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Leadership, Human Resources (HR), Hiring and Employee Relations.

Pay by Experience Level for Human Resources (HR) Director

A mid-career Human Resources (HR) Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $93,754 based on 25 salaries. An experienced Human Resources (HR) Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $103,225 based on 67 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $118,069.
Employees with Human Resources (HR) Director in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 20.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (16.2% more) and Jackson, Mississippi (10.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Portland, Oregon (7.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 124 survey responses.
Mid Career
20.2%
Experienced
54.0%
Late Career
25.8%