Human Resources (HR) Director in Washington, District of Columbia Salary

Washington Human Resources Directors can expect to earn an average of $104K per year. Almost all enjoy medical and dental coverage in this occupation, and a large number get vision benefits. Most Human Resources Directors in Washington, District of Columbia survey respondents are women (77 percent). For the most part, Human Resources Directors in Washington enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$72,540 - $148,015
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MEDIAN: $104,420
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$0$156K
Salary $72,540 - $148,015
Bonus $0.00 - $25,912
Profit Sharing $3,050
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$75,450 - $156,516
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 112

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About Washington, District of Columbia

District of Columbia, District of Columbia
672,228
Male:
319,705 (47.6%)
Female:
352,523 (52.4%)
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as "Washington", "the District", or simply "D.C.", is the capital of the United States. The signing of the Residence Act on July 16, 1790, approved the creation of a capital district located along the Potomac River on the country's East Coast. The U.S. Constitution provided for a federal district under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Congress and the District is therefore not a part of any state. The states of Maryland and Virginia each donated land to form the federal district, which included the pre-existing settlements of Georgetown and Alexandria. Named in honor of President George Washington, the City of Washington was founded in 1791 to serve as the new national capital. In 1846, Congress returned the land originally ceded by Virginia; in 1871, it created a single municipal government for the remaining portion of the District. Washington had an estimated...
Washington:
$75,628
District of Columbia:
$75,628
$1,417
Washington:
$551,300
District of Columbia:
$551,300
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Pay by Experience Level for Human Resources (HR) Director

Pay by Experience for a Human Resources (HR) Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Human Resources (HR) Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $85,000 based on 11 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Human Resources (HR) Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $93,000 based on 29 salaries. An experienced Human Resources (HR) Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $120,000 based on 80 salaries. A Human Resources (HR) Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $120,000 based on 36 salaries.

Key Stats for Human Resources (HR) Director

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
50%
20 years or more
27%
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Experience Affects Human Resources (HR) Director Salaries

▲11%

▲11%

National Average
$108,000

▼14%

Entry-Level
▼22%

Skills That Affect Human Resources (HR) Director Salaries

Training Management
▲12%

▲8%


▼0%

National Average
$108,000

Employee Relations
▼2%



▼7%




Regulatory Compliance
▼15%


Payroll Administration
▼18%

Training
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
50%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 80%
no benefits
None: 5%
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