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

$91,906
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$10,113
Bonus
$1,100
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Human Resources (HR) Director with Benefits & Compensation skills in Chicago, Illinois is $91,906.
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$57k
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$118k
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$57k - $118k
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What Are Popular Skills for Human Resources (HR) Directors?

Skills in Employee Relations and Leadership are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Benefits Administration, Hiring and Performance Management.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Human Resources (HR) Directors?

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 $67,650 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Human Resources (HR) Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $102,884 based on 67 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $113,971.
Employees with Human Resources (HR) Director in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 11.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (1.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Austin, Texas (22.5% less), Denver, Colorado (14.3% less) and Houston, Texas (7.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 111 survey responses.
Early Career
9.9%
Experienced
60.4%
Late Career
29.7%