Average Experienced Human Resources (HR) Director Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$108,951
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$14,663
Bonus
$6,500
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The average salary for an Experienced Human Resources (HR) Director in Chicago, Illinois is $108,951.
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$79k
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$109k
90%
$142k
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Salary
$79k - $142k
Bonus
$2k - $30k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $7k
Total Pay
$79k - $164k

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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 Strategic Planning and Leadership are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Hiring, Benefits & Compensation and Employee Relations.

Pay by Experience Level for Human Resources (HR) Director

An early career Human Resources (HR) Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $71,216 based on 43 salaries. A mid-career Human Resources (HR) Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $95,260 based on 74 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $120,148.
Employees with Human Resources (HR) Director in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 21.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (12.0% more) and Seattle, Washington (11.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (11.6% less), Dallas, Texas (6.5% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (4.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 217 survey responses.
Early Career
19.8%
Mid Career
34.1%
Late Career
46.1%