Human Resources Senior Vice President (SVP) Salary

Human Resources Senior VPs in the United States take home approximately $169K per year on average. Location and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. Female Human Resources Senior VPs make up most of the survey respondents at 76 percent. It's exciting to note that the majority of individuals in this field enjoy their work considerably. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$95,490 - $221,923
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$170K
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MEDIAN: $171,225
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$0$271K
Salary $95,490 - $221,923
Bonus $25.34 - $44,385
Profit Sharing $42,000
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$109,262 - $271,785
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 48

Job Description for Human Resources Senior Vice President (SVP)

Human resources senior vice presidents (SVPs) oversee human resources departments in large organizations. Alongside other executives, they work to establish policies and business strategies to ensure that their organization makes appropriate recruiting decisions, and they may be directly involved in interviewing applicants for higher-level positions. They must help ensure that the company is in compliance with all laws and regulations related to human resources (HR), and if their company operates globally, they must also understand the applicable laws and regulations in other countries.

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Human Resources Senior Vice President (SVP) Tasks

  • Set workforce and training goals for the organization, including recruitment and talent growth.
  • Enforce organizational policies and investigate misconduct.
  • Direct performance assessment goals and standards.
  • Oversee human resources department, including communication and policy training.
  • Develop assessment and review strategies to determine current state, needs and outreach.

Human Resources Senior Vice President (SVP) Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $183,475

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Human Resources Senior VPs, busy San Francisco offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 104 percent above the national average. Human Resources Senior VPs will also find cushy salaries in Dallas (+26 percent) and Los Angeles (+14 percent). Human Resources Senior VPs in Philadelphia report much lower salaries than the rest of the country — 36 percent below the national average — proving that residence is a major factor in overall pay. Columbus and Atlanta are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 20 percent lower and 14 percent lower, respectively.

Human Resources Senior Vice President (SVP) Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Human Resources Senior Vice President (SVP)?

Human Resources Senior Vice President (SVP) in Salt Lake City:
"A Caring Change Management Skill Set A Must."
Pros: The opportunity that I have to make recommendations for change that benefit the company strategy and the happiness of our people is extremely rewarding.
Cons: The unknown. With a large employee base within multiple entities, each day brings new challenges to maintain a focus on the strategic initiatives of the department. The weeds get dense and think without notice.

Human Resources Senior Vice President (SVP) in Washington:
"Management."
Pros: Mentoring younger professionals; setting corporate HR policies.
Cons: Notrhing.

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Key Stats for Human Resources Senior Vice President (SVP)

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
1-4 years
2%
5-9 years
6%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
54%

Experience Affects Human Resources Senior Vice President (SVP) Salaries

▲1%

National Average
$183,000

▼3%

▼26%

Skills That Affect Human Resources Senior Vice President (SVP) Salaries

Strategy Development
▲20%

Organizational Development
▲9%

People Management
▲5%

National Average
$183,000




Recruiting
▼18%

Human Resources
▼20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
2%
5-9 years
6%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
54%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None: 7%