Average Human Resources (HR) Director with Benefits & Compensation Skills Salary

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The average salary for a Human Resources (HR) Director with Benefits & Compensation skills is $83,642.
MEDIAN $83,642
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$54k - $127k
$990 - $22k
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$456 - $12k
$2k - $23k
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$51k - $135k

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Job Description for Human Resources (HR) Director

Popular Employer Salaries for Human Resources (HR) Director

The top respondents for the job title Human Resources (HR) Director are from the companies HCR ManorCare, Life Care Centers of America and Leer Electric, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Terlato Wine Group where the average pay is $85,050. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Planned Parenthood and Life Care Centers of America, earning around $83,600 and $70,000, respectively. HCR ManorCare pays the lowest at around $51,622. YMCA and Leer Electric, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $54,753 and $56,672, respectively.

Career Paths

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Popular Skills for Human Resources (HR) Director

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

Pay by Experience Level for Human Resources (HR) Director

An entry-level Human Resources (HR) Director with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $53,779 based on 18 salaries. An early career Human Resources (HR) Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $62,991 based on 829 salaries. A mid-career Human Resources (HR) Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $76,296 based on 1,329 salaries. An experienced Human Resources (HR) Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $89,272 based on 2,841 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $96,189.
Employees with Human Resources (HR) Director in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 29.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (18.6% more) and Chicago, Illinois (15.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Austin, Texas (0.0% less).

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