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HR Director salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$136,018
$27,440
Additional Cash Compensation
$163,458
Total Compensation
Median: $136K
Min: $90K
Max: $240K

How Much Does a HR Director Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a HR Director in Chicago is $136,018. The average additional cash compensation for a HR Director in Chicago is $27,440. The average total compensation for a HR Director in Chicago is $163,458. HR Director salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Chicago from anonymous HR Director employees in Chicago.

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HR Director jobs in Chicago

Director, Human Resources

Chicago
6 days ago
+23
The Director, Human Resources is a key member of our leadership team, and trusted advisor and business partner to leadership teams throughout the organization. The Director, Human Resources will provide consultative and business focused support and services to drive a culture of high engagement, innovation, continuous improvement, and enhanced operational and financial results. This person provides leadership for the delivery and execution of strategic HR initiatives, provides effective coaching/guidance to leaders and team members, ensures compliance with regulations, and develops team members.

HR Coordinator

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+23
Support Generalists with maintenance of employee records, new hires, transfers, terminations and benefits Assist with preliminary hiring procedures. Work with HR Jr. Generalist on special company projects, employee relations and general office duties. Manage movement of and archiving of employee documents, changes and comp plans. Support our HR Manager and Director as needed.

HR Business Partner/HR Generalist in Chicago

Chicago
5 days ago
+31
Currently we are seeking an experienced HR Business Partner in Chicago to join our team. You will work on a broad range of employer branding and employee lifecycle management activities in Chicago and Toronto. This position serves as a consultant and partner to for our people related agenda. Your mission will be to support hiring, onboarding, retaining, growing talent, and supporting leaders in managing top decile talent.

HR Compensation Analyst

Chicago
6 days ago
+23
Guaranteed Rate is looking for an HR Compensation Analyst. The ideal candidate will be able to work independently, solve problems creatively, prioritize relentlessly, exercise business judgment soundly, and operate with a sense of urgency to get things done.

HR Business Partner

Chicago
6 days ago
+23
We are currently seeking an intelligent, friendly, knowledgeable, experienced HR Business Partner to join our innovative and passionate team. An HRBP works on the human resource team in various aspects. The HRBP needs to have solid HR experience in all aspects such as hiring, performance management, separations of employment, benefits, HRIS, understanding and knowledge of laws, HR risks and more.

Senior HR Business Partner

Chicago
2 months ago
+32
The Senior HR Business Partner is a “master” integrator, working with leaders across CSG to align structure, processes, programs, and employees with CSG’s business’s vision, mission, and overall objectives. The Senior HR Business Partner plays an active and integral part in the company’s employment branding, culture and engagement efforts; an active role in driving change and evolving the company performance-oriented culture and values.

HR Business Partner

Chicago
4 months ago
+31
As an HRBP on the people team, you will be responsible for providing HR partnership for key business units in our Chicago headquarters location. The ideal candidate will be a true business partner that will proactively collaborate with leaders in the development and implementation of HR to optimize talent, process and culture. 

HR Business Partner - Consulting Services

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+48
Provide leadership and employees coaching with specific focus on: employee retention, employee advocacy/engagement, employee relations management, performance management, compensation, and career development and talent assessment for our Consulting Services Netowrk in our US Offices. Provide advice and counsel to managers and employees to ensure consistent application and integration of policies, procedures and practices. Provide generalist support on different functions of HR, including performance issues and end of work relationships. Have an in depth understanding of business goals and recommend new approaches, policies and procedures to effect continual improvements in business objectives, productivity and development of HR within the company. Provide employee client groups and leaders with an available first point of contact for questions and guidance on fundamental HR topics and issues.

Senior HR Business Partner 19-0797

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+54
The Human Resources Business Partners (“HRBP”) team acts as a conduit between the Human Resources department and the individual lines of business at the company. The Senior HRBP is responsible for providing comprehensive strategic and tactical resources support to employees and managers in his or her assigned business areas. Support includes advising managers about compensation practices, performance management, career development and talent retention. The Senior HRBP also works closely with senior leadership to design and deliver management coaching and training. 

Sr. Human Resources Director

Chicago
3 weeks ago
+40
We are looking for someone to serve as a right hand to our head of People Potential. This is someone who thrives on a fast-paced environment, and who wants to both enable (and mentor) those around them to create successes and grow but is also excited to make an impact with their own hands. At the end of the day, this person will play a key role in helping Rightpoint be a place that attracts and retains the best people in the industry. 

Head of People Operations

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+20
If you’re looking for an HR job, sorry. Long live resourcing humans. We’re looking for people who are challenging what it means to be HR. We’re looking for professionals who believe that the humans of Jiobit aren’t resources or commodities. They are our brand advocates; they are part of our product and the engine of what makes us successful (and you). When customers, investors, media, candidates, or family members interact with our employees,

Director of Talent Management

Chicago
1 month ago
+35
Act as owner of employee learning experience, ensuring new hire and all-employee trainings are streamlined, relevant and engaging. Create and implement guiding principles to drive desired learning experience, gaining buy-in and support from senior leaders across the organization. Provide thought leadership and innovative ideas to enable a 'learning culture,' bringing to life core values and competencies through various initiatives and tactics. Demonstrate knowledge of best-in-class learning approaches and tools. Define metrics for successful evaluation of programs and offerings and address opportunities for ongoing improvement based on feedback, usage/participation rates and alignment with business needs. Conduct needs assessment in partnership with HR Business Partners/business leaders to identify organizational development needs; recommend tactics and learning modalities to address key opportunity areas and provide consultation to enable implementation of tactics. Provide leadership and direction to all learning-focused and talent-focused team members. Lead and manage key external vendor relationships as necessary. Manage career development work across multiple functions. Develop change management and communication strategy to drive awareness and understanding of learning and leadership development initiatives and outcomes.

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 $148,045 on average.

HR Director Salary by gender

The average HR Director salary for women is $131,407 and the average HR Director salary for men is $147,500.

HR Director Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a HR Director with 7+ years of experience is $134,693.

Average HR salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
HR Coordinator $52,271
Min: $38K
Max: $100K
Recruiter $67,458
Min: $40K
Max: $130K
HR Specialist $68,582
Min: $47K
Max: $115K
Technical Recruiter $74,346
Min: $40K
Max: $119K
Senior Recruiter $89,878
Min: $53K
Max: $140K
HR Manager $93,651
Min: $65K
Max: $138K
HR Director $136,018
Min: $90K
Max: $240K
Chief People Officer $142,000
Min: $96K
Max: $188K
Vice President of People $160,345
Min: $143K
Max: $178K
Vice President of Human Resources $181,847
Min: $96K
Max: $218K

Skills that affect HR Director salaries in Chicago

1
Employee Development & Training
15% have this skill
2
Employee Relations
14% have this skill
3
Policy and Process Development
14% have this skill
4
HR Operations
14% have this skill
5
Talent Strategy
14% have this skill
6
Onboarding
14% have this skill

Recent HR Director salaries in Chicago

$132,000
Yearly Salary
A Sr. Director HR reported a yearly salary of $132,000
7+ Years of Experience
Female
500+ Employees
Chicago
1-5 Reports
$131,000
Yearly Salary
A HR Director reported a yearly salary of $131,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
Chicago
1-5 Reports
$185,000
Yearly Salary
A HR Director reported a yearly salary of $185,000 with +$55,500 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$170,000
Yearly Salary
A Director, HR reported a yearly salary of $170,000 with +$42,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Chicago
$120,000
Yearly Salary
A HR Director reported a yearly salary of $120,000 with +$12,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$150,000
Yearly Salary
A HR Director reported a yearly salary of $150,000 with +$150,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
11-50 Employees
Chicago
$130,000
Yearly Salary
A HR Director reported a yearly salary of $130,000 with +$19,500 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Chicago
1-5 Reports
$110,000
Yearly Salary
A Director of People Operations reported a yearly salary of $110,000 with +$5,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Chicago
1-5 Reports
$130,000
Yearly Salary
A Director of HR reported a yearly salary of $130,000 with +$5,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
11-50 Employees
Chicago
$160,000
Yearly Salary
A HR Director reported a yearly salary of $160,000 with +$50,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
500+ Employees
Chicago
1-5 Reports
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