HR Director Salary Chicago: Updated 2018 | Built In Chicago
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Director of Analytics
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Director of Operations
Director of Product Management
Director of Software Engineering
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Email Marketing Manager
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Finance Director
Financial Analyst
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HR Director
HR Manager
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Inside Sales Manager
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Chicago
Chicago

HR Director salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$141,000
$11,667
Additional Cash Compensation
$152,667
Total Compensation
Median: $141K
Min: $85K
Max: $240K

How Much Does a HR Director Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a HR Director in Chicago is $141,000. The average additional cash compensation for a HR Director in Chicago is $11,667. The average total compensation for a HR Director in Chicago is $152,667. 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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Total number of Tech companies in Chicago
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Chicago Companies with the Highest HR Salaries

+24
Mobile, Software
+11
Consumer Web, Fintech
+13
Artificial Intelligence, Cloud
+10
Big Data, Healthtech

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 $155,455 on average.

HR Director Salary by gender

The average HR Director salary for women is $113,333 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 $147,500.

Average HR salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
HR Coordinator $47,346
Min: $38K
Max: $59K
Recruiter $60,059
Min: $40K
Max: $80K
Technical Recruiter $67,737
Min: $40K
Max: $119K
HR Specialist $71,000
Min: $47K
Max: $115K
Senior Recruiter $91,423
Min: $66K
Max: $140K
HR Manager $94,130
Min: $65K
Max: $125K
HR Director $141,000
Min: $85K
Max: $240K
Vice President of Human Resources $189,700
Min: $96K
Max: $218K

HR Director jobs in Chicago
29

Director of Talent Acquisition

Chicago
3 days ago
About the Company Civis Analytics helps organizations use data to gain a competitive advantage in how they identify, attract, and engage their audiences. With a powerful combination of best-in-class data, cutting-edge software solutions, and an interdisciplinary team of data scientists, developers, and survey science experts, Civis works with leading public and private sector organizations to make data-driven decision-making essential to how they

Human Resources Generalist

Chicago
7 hours ago
+16
As a Human Resources Generalist at Vivid Seats you will partner with all levels of the organization from entry level employees to senior leaders to drive a high performing culture at our operations center for 300+ employees. This position is ideal for a skillful HR professional looking to take the next step in her or his Human Resource career.

Human Resources Business Partner

Chicago
1 day ago
+10
Human Resource Business Partners at Groupon aren’t just doing the transactional elements of HR, they’re highly integrated in their designated business group and partner closely with leaders to help craft programs and policies. As a young yet evolving company, we’ve grown a robust HR department with dedicated resources for each business unit, along with Centers of Excellence for each of our HR functions. However, because we’re only 9 years old, there are still plenty of ways employees can impact, change, or improve how their department works. We want you to join our nimble, impactful, and creative HRBPs as they build successful relationships between multiple partners and deliver value across the entire company. If you're a great fit, you will be responsible for identifying business needs and working with the regional Centers of Excellence to deliver high quality solutions to internal customers.

Director, Talent Acquisition

Chicago
7 hours ago
+21
Cars.com has been featured as one of the top places to work in Chicago by The Chicago Tribune, Built in Chicago, Computer World and Chicago Inno, making us the premiere online destination connecting car shoppers to local automotive groups since 1998. We have prided ourselves on being an innovative tour-de-force within the automotive industry by offering top of the line digital media solutions to car shoppers and dealers alike through our expert

HR Talent Product Manager

Chicago
4 days ago
+20
HR Talent Product Manager 222 W Adams St, 11th Floor Chicago, Illinois, 60606 United States West Monroe isn’t a start-up 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. If you are looking to be a “behind the scenes” technologist, this

Sr. HR Business Partner

Chicago
4 days ago
+20
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

Sr. HR Business Partner

Chicago
1 week ago
+20
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 Intern, Zoro Tools

Chicago
1 week ago
+30
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.

Senior HR Business Partner

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+21
At Relativity, we make software to help users organize data, discover the truth, and act on it. Our e-discovery platform is used by more than 13,000 organizations around the world to manage large volumes of data and quickly identify key issues during litigation, internal investigations, and compliance projects. Here you can own your career in a community of values-driven people who help our customers around the world solve complex data challenges

HR Business Partner

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+21
At Relativity, we make software to help users organize data, discover the truth, and act on it. Our e-discovery platform is used by more than 13,000 organizations around the world to manage large volumes of data and quickly identify key issues during litigation, internal investigations, and compliance projects. Here you can own your career in a community of values-driven people who help our customers around the world solve complex data challenges

Compensation Analyst w/Benefits - HR (3+ Years' Experience in Compensation)

West Suburbs
1 week ago
+18
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.

Human Resources Representative

Chicago
1 week ago
The Human Resources Representative is the a critical member of the HR and broader Support Team, providing HR excellence to a growing population of over 100 employees located at our Oakbrook Terrace HQ, satellite offices, and those working remotely. As a HR Representative, you will help to lay the groundwork for Infutor’s people processes and programs while being able to develop your HR generalist skill set. This role requires a proactive self-starter who is both process and culture driven. 

Skills that affect HR Director salaries in Chicago

1
Onboarding
7% have this skill
2
Employee Relations
7% have this skill
3
Policy and Process Development
7% have this skill
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Employee Retention
7% have this skill
5
Recruitment
7% have this skill
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Compliance
7% have this skill

Recent HR Director salaries in Chicago

$110,000
Yearly Salary
A HR Director reported a yearly salary of $110,000 with +$5,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
Chicago
5-10 Reports
$150,000
Yearly Salary
A HR Director reported a yearly salary of $150,000 with +$20,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Chicago
$85,000
Yearly Salary
A HR Director reported a yearly salary of $85,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Female
11-50 Employees
Chicago
$209,000
Yearly Salary
A HR Director reported a yearly salary of $209,000
500+ Employees
Chicago
$129,000
Yearly Salary
A HR Director reported a yearly salary of $129,000
500+ Employees
Chicago
$120,000
Yearly Salary
A HR Director reported a yearly salary of $120,000
500+ Employees
Chicago
$125,000
Yearly Salary
A HR Director reported a yearly salary of $125,000
500+ Employees
Chicago
$159,000
Yearly Salary
A HR Director reported a yearly salary of $159,000
500+ Employees
Chicago
$240,000
Yearly Salary
A HR Director reported a yearly salary of $240,000
500+ Employees
Chicago
$140,000
Yearly Salary
A HR Director reported a yearly salary of $140,000
500+ Employees
Chicago
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