The average salary for an Experienced Human Resources (HR) Director with Strategic Planning skills in Chicago, Illinois is $115,924.
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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 pol…Read more
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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 $100,841 based on 7 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $125,429.
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Employees with Human Resources (HR) Director in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 15.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (12.9% more) and New York, New York (12.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (9.2% less), Austin, Texas (8.6% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (4.4% less).
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