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

$114,779
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$14,581
Bonus
$8,000
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The average salary for an Experienced Human Resources (HR) Director with Leadership skills in Chicago, Illinois is $114,779.
10%
$84k
MEDIAN
$115k
90%
$142k
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$84k - $142k
Bonus
$2k - $32k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $8k
Total Pay
$84k - $165k

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Popular Skills for Human Resources (HR) Director

Skills in Strategic Planning are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Hiring, Performance Management, 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 $63,285 based on 10 salaries. A mid-career Human Resources (HR) Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $97,289 based on 21 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $122,941.
Employees with Human Resources (HR) Director in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 23.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (12.3% more) and New York, New York (10.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Minneapolis, Minnesota (19.9% less), Atlanta, Georgia (8.9% less) and Dallas, Texas (5.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 68 survey responses.
Early Career
14.7%
Mid Career
30.9%
Late Career
54.4%