Average Experienced Human Resources (HR) Director with Benefits Administration Skills Salary

$83,937
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$6,836
Bonus
$4,817
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The average salary for an Experienced Human Resources (HR) Director with Benefits Administration skills is $83,937.
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$57k
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$84k
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$121k
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MEDIAN $83,937
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Salary
$57k - $121k
Bonus
$811 - $21k
Profit Sharing
$350 - $15k
Total Pay
$57k - $130k

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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 Employee Relations, Benefits & Compensation, Leadership, Hiring and Strategic Planning are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 $52,323 based on 14 salaries. An early career Human Resources (HR) Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $60,315 based on 515 salaries. A mid-career Human Resources (HR) Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $72,780 based on 672 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $89,594.
Employees with Human Resources (HR) Director in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 28.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (10.4% more) and Chicago, Illinois (10.3% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,993 survey responses.
Entry Level
0.7%
Early Career
25.8%
Mid Career
33.7%
Late Career
39.7%