Average Human Resources (HR) Director with Payroll Administration Skills Salary

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The average salary for a Human Resources (HR) Director with Payroll Administration skills is $73,004.
MEDIAN $73,004
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$42k - $118k

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Job Description for Human Resources (HR) Director

The top respondents for the job title Human Resources (HR) Director are from the companies Leer Electric, Inc., YMCA and Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA). Reported salaries are highest at Holiday Inn where the average pay is $67,375. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include YMCA and Leer Electric, Inc., earning around $63,871 and $57,114, respectively. Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) pays the lowest at around $27,500. MMO Behavioral Health Systems and Signature Healthcare, LLC also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $45,000 and $54,650, respectively.

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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 $50,147 based on 9 salaries. An early career Human Resources (HR) Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $56,215 based on 348 salaries. A mid-career Human Resources (HR) Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $69,645 based on 461 salaries. An experienced Human Resources (HR) Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $80,261 based on 797 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $85,979.
Employees with Human Resources (HR) Director in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 34.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (25.0% more) and Los Angeles, California (24.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Austin, Texas (5.8% less).

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