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HR Director salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

Additional Cash Compensation
Total Compensation
Median: $143K
Min: $85K
Max: $240K

How Much Does a HR Director Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a HR Director in Chicago is $142,813. The average additional cash compensation for a HR Director in Chicago is $13,000. The average total compensation for a HR Director in Chicago is $155,813. HR Director salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Chicago from anonymous HR Director employees in Chicago.

Chicago by the numbers

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Chicago Companies with the Highest HR Salaries

Mobile, Software
Consumer Web, Fintech
Consumer Web, Fintech
Cloud, Software

HR Director Salary ranges

The most common HR Director salary in Chicago is between $120k - $130k.

Average HR Director Salary by Company Size

People with the job title HR Director make the most at companies with 500+ employees, earning $156,667 on average.

HR Director Salary by gender

The average HR Director salary for women is $134,000 and the average HR Director salary for men is $150,000.

HR Director Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a HR Director with 7+ years of experience is $156,250.

Average HR salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
HR Coordinator $47,791
Min: $38K
Max: $59K
Recruiter $61,804
Min: $40K
Max: $100K
Technical Recruiter $69,409
Min: $40K
Max: $119K
HR Specialist $70,786
Min: $47K
Max: $115K
Senior Recruiter $90,083
Min: $53K
Max: $140K
HR Manager $93,720
Min: $65K
Max: $125K
HR Director $142,813
Min: $85K
Max: $240K
Vice President of Human Resources $186,646
Min: $96K
Max: $218K

HR Director jobs in Chicago

Director of Talent Acquisition

1 week ago
The Director, Talent Acquisition will provide leadership for the overall strategy, execution, measurement and talent programs functions for Civis Analytics. This leader will be responsible for day to day leadership and long term vision of the team, building and improving on operational recruitment processes and development of the employment brand and building talent pipelines to attract and select top talent for Civis. Reporting to the VP, People Operations, this person will lead a team of seasoned recruiters.

Human Resources Specialist

2 weeks ago
As an HR Specialist, you will be on the front lines helping identify, resolve and escalate issues going on in the business that need our support.  Our team is nimble, impactful, and creative, and we focus on building successful relationships and delivering value across the entire company. Regardless of the group we support, our goal is provide HR support in broader support of  business needs and working with the regional COEs to deliver high-quality solutions to our internal clients.

Human Resources Internship - Summer 2019

1 week ago
Data auditing and cleaning. Building, running and automating metrics and dashboards. Designing and delivering training to HR team. Researching market trends/benchmarks. Exploring talent questions and telling meaningful talent stories. Voice of the Workforce surveys.

Director, Talent Acquisition

1 day ago
The Director of Talent Acquisition plays a key role in our company’s success, as we know that success directly hinges on our ability to attract & retain high-performing talent. This leadership role sits within our People Xperience Team (PXT), manages our team of recruiters known as the Talent Xperience Team (TXT), and serves as a trusted advisor and partner to key stakeholders across multiple levels & all functions of the organization.  The Director of Talent Acquisition will strengthen and drive Cars.com’s talent acquisition strategy and recruiting practices, in support of the company’s continued growth. This role will also serve as the steward of our employment brand and diversity initiatives at Cars.com, leveraging our thought leadership and talented employees to build relationships with prospective innovators within the Chicago tech industry.

Sr. HR Business Partner

5 hours ago
Sr. HR Business Partner 222 W Adams St, 11th Floor Chicago, Illinois, 60606 United States West Monroe isn’t a start-up consulting firm, but we act like one. From day one, our people have the opportunity to make a definitive personal impact for their clients and their careers. What does this mean? It means we seek out the best of the best, and then we challenge them to make us better. Think you're up for the challenge? West Monroe Partners is

HR Analytics Specialist

2 days ago
Drive the adoption of data analytics within the HR team by educating the group on our reporting, providing insights gained from the data, running ad hoc analysis applicable to current business needs, and generating excitement around data driven decision making.  Project manage the identification of, and own operational reporting of designated HR metrics (or KPIs) by working with Business Analytics to automate where applicable and finding alternative solutions when necessary. Identify appropriate opportunities to partner with HR leadership to review operational and ad hoc metrics. Attend HR leadership team (HRLT) meetings to share key insights. Take a consultative approach to understanding what questions HR leadership and business leaders are trying to answer about our talent base, and develop project proposals to identify and deliver solutions to their needs. Project manage and support key data driven projects including – the roll out of new data collection methods, the automation of key reporting, roll out of data deliverables to the business, and analytics to support key HR initiatives (i.e. D&I). Leverage technology to enable self-service reporting where applicable. Maintain awareness and oversight of all HR metrics, including those you own control of and those that are operationally maintained by others. Synthesize information gained from HR analytics to tell a meaningful story about what we see in the data, guide decision making on HRLT, and initiate actions in the business by sharing with partners. Seek external input and research to keep up to date on new concepts and ideas in the HR analytics space, with a focus on how they can be applied here. 

HR Intern, Zoro Tools

1 week ago
The HR Intern will assist the HR team with a wide range of projects including: training and development, recruitment, diversity and inclusion, and orientation and onboarding. The intern will be exposed to several core competencies within the Human Resources function. The Intern will work with managers and employees at all levels in the company. The internship is intended to be educational, and give the intern a better understanding of the role Human Resources plays in a business.

Compensation Analyst w/Benefits - HR Grad Students Wanted!

West Suburbs
1 week ago
The Compensation & Benefits Analyst is a key member of the global Total Rewards team that helps build and align the company’s compensation and benefits programs with the Company’s overall business objectives. The ideal candidate will possess strong functional knowledge of HR business processes and have proven experience with the design, implementation and administration of robust compensation and benefits programs.

Head of People

3 weeks ago
Why Paro? Mission: Our mission is empowering finance and accounting professionals to embrace and succeed in the future of work. We do this by providing freelancers with a platform to grow and manage their book of business, along with tools to predict their future earnings. Our machine-learning algorithms create custom matches between freelancers and businesses who need their support, and the quality of work delivered is unparalleled. Vision: We

Head of Talent Development

16 hours ago
The Senior Manager of Talent Development will set and drive the strategy and execute on talent development initiatives in the areas of performance management, talent management, employee engagement, learning and development, and culture. This person will manage a team of Talent Development and training professionals, have an active voice on the People Leadership team, and report directly into the Chief People Officer.  As the head of Talent for Enova, you will be expected to help drive the overall People strategy in support of a high performance culture that unlocks the potential of our people. In short, you’ll be playing a key part in engaging and retaining Enova’s top talent through thoughtful and holistic engagement, development, and retention initiatives that support our culture.

Director of Talent Acquisition

1 week ago
As a Tech Recruiting Manager at PEAK6, you will work within a team that influences all aspects of our firm’s culture and success. You’ll work to identify and recruit some of the sharpest minds in proprietary trading and technology. Working in Human Resources at PEAK6 means that you’ll always be presented with a variety of new possibilities as you advance your career.

Human Resources Generalist

4 days ago
The HR Generalist is both a strategic and hands-on role that provides full cycle Human Resources support to assigned business units. The role is critical in executing our people initiatives, providing great internal customer support, and driving HR functional excellence and process improvement. This is a full time exempt position.

Skills that affect HR Director salaries in Chicago

Employee Relations
8% have this skill
Employee Retention
8% have this skill
Policy and Process Development
8% have this skill
8% have this skill
Employee Development & Training
8% have this skill
4% have this skill

Recent HR Director salaries in Chicago

Yearly Salary
A HR Director reported a yearly salary of $160,000
7+ Years of Experience
11-50 Employees
Yearly Salary
A HR Director reported a yearly salary of $170,000 with +$17,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
500+ Employees
Yearly Salary
A HR Director reported a yearly salary of $110,000 with +$5,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
201-500 Employees
5-10 Reports
Yearly Salary
A HR Director reported a yearly salary of $150,000 with +$20,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
500+ Employees
Yearly Salary
A HR Director reported a yearly salary of $85,000
5-7 Years of Experience
11-50 Employees
Yearly Salary
A HR Director reported a yearly salary of $209,000
500+ Employees
Yearly Salary
A HR Director reported a yearly salary of $129,000
500+ Employees
Yearly Salary
A HR Director reported a yearly salary of $120,000
500+ Employees
Yearly Salary
A HR Director reported a yearly salary of $125,000
500+ Employees
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A HR Director reported a yearly salary of $159,000
500+ Employees
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