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HR Director salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$132,540
$29,246
Additional Cash Compensation
$161,786
Total Compensation
Median: 127,500
Min: $100K
Max: $185K

How Much Does a HR Director Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a HR Director in Chicago is $132,540. The average additional cash compensation for a HR Director in Chicago is $29,246. The average total compensation for a HR Director in Chicago is $161,786. HR Director salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In from anonymous HR Director employees in Chicago.

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HR Director Salary by gender

The average HR Director salary for women is $130,747 and the average HR Director salary for men is $142,236.

HR Director Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a HR Director with 7+ years of experience is $133,777.

HR Director Salary ranges

The most common HR Director salary in Chicago is between $130k - $140k.

Average HR + Recruiting salaries in Chicago

Job TitleAverage SalarySalary Range
HR Coordinator$63,500
Min: $52K
Max: $100K
HR Specialist$75,138
Min: $60K
Max: $121K
Recruiter$76,496
Min: $60K
Max: $130K
Technical Recruiter$92,359
Min: $65K
Max: $130K
Senior Recruiter$97,066
Min: $65K
Max: $138K
HR Manager$99,563
Min: $80K
Max: $138K
HR Director$132,540
Min: $100K
Max: $185K
Vice President of People$170,514
Min: $140K
Max: $200K
Vice President of Human Resources$173,443
Min: $135K
Max: $230K
Vice President of Talent Acquisition$180,000
Min: $85K
Max: $350K
Chief People Officer$217,875
Min: $175K
Max: $335K

Career Info

HR Director jobs in Chicago

Skills that affect HR Director salaries in Chicago

1
Employee Development & Training
14% have this skill
2
Onboarding
13% have this skill
3
Talent Strategy
13% have this skill
4
Policy and Process Development
13% have this skill
5
HR Operations
13% have this skill
6
Compensation & Benefits
12% have this skill

Average HR Director Salary by Company Size

People with the job title HR Director make the most at companies with 201-500 employees, earning $141,375 on average.

Recent HR Director salaries in Chicago

$115,000
Yearly Salary
A HR Director reported a yearly salary of $115,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Chicago
1-5 Reports
$150,000
Yearly Salary
A Director, Organizational Development reported a yearly salary of $150,000 with +$20,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$123,000
Yearly Salary
A HR Director reported a yearly salary of $123,000 with +$20,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
1,000+ Employees
Chicago
$153,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Director Human Resources reported a yearly salary of $153,000 with +$30,600 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
1,000+ Employees
Chicago
5-10 Reports
$135,000
Yearly Salary
A HR Director reported a yearly salary of $135,000 with +$15,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
1,000+ Employees
Chicago
1-5 Reports
$100,000
Yearly Salary
A HR Director reported a yearly salary of $100,000 with +$12,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Chicago
1-5 Reports
$100,000
Yearly Salary
A HR Director reported a yearly salary of $100,000 with +$30,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Female
1,000+ Employees
Chicago
5-10 Reports
$165,000
Yearly Salary
A HR Director reported a yearly salary of $165,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Chicago
1-5 Reports
$110,000
Yearly Salary
A HR Director reported a yearly salary of $110,000
7+ Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$180,000
Yearly Salary
A HR Director reported a yearly salary of $180,000 with +$20,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Chicago
1-5 Reports