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HR Director salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$140,000
$12,000
Additional Cash Compensation
$152,000
Total Compensation
Median: $140K
Min: $85K
Max: $240K

How Much Does a HR Director Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a HR Director in Chicago is $140,000. The average additional cash compensation for a HR Director in Chicago is $12,000. The average total compensation for a HR Director in Chicago is $152,000. HR Director salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Chicago from anonymous HR Director employees in Chicago.

Chicago by the numbers

5,150
Total number of Tech companies in Chicago
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Chicago Companies with the Highest HR Salaries

+48
Mobile, Software
+45
Software
+18
Big Data, Healthtech
+11
eCommerce, Logistics

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 $153,462 on average.

HR Director Salary by gender

The average HR Director salary for women is $126,429 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 $148,000.

Average HR salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
HR Coordinator $50,926
Min: $38K
Max: $100K
Recruiter $61,722
Min: $40K
Max: $100K
Technical Recruiter $69,458
Min: $40K
Max: $119K
HR Specialist $70,786
Min: $47K
Max: $115K
Senior Recruiter $90,550
Min: $53K
Max: $140K
HR Manager $94,421
Min: $65K
Max: $125K
HR Director $140,000
Min: $85K
Max: $240K
Vice President of Human Resources $186,646
Min: $96K
Max: $218K

HR Director jobs in Chicago
30

Human Resources Business Partner

Chicago
3 hours ago
+10
As HR Business Partners on the HR team, we aren’t just doing the transactional elements of HR, we’re highly integrated into business groups and partner closely with leaders to help craft programs and policies. 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 to identify business needs and working with the regional COEs to deliver high-quality solutions to our internal clients. In this role, you will support the Sales organization in our Chicago office. You will handle internal investigations, provide HR policy guidance, support hiring and onboarding programs, help managers become better coaches, provide career development, build morale and do the myriad of things that can support productivity across the board.

Human Resources Manager

Chicago
1 week ago
+20
Human Resources Manager 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. If you are looking to be a “behind the scenes” technologist,

HR Intern

Chicago
1 week ago
+16
Morningstar seeks an intern to support our centralized talent acquisition team. This is an excellent opportunity to gain valuable work experience and exposure to the end to end processes that support creating an exceptional employee experience. This is a terrific role for someone exploring a career in Human Resources. These are part-time paid internships that require working at least all day Tuesday/Thursday or Monday/Wednesday/Friday at least 20-25 hours per week during the school year and up to 40 hours during the summer and break periods. This position is based in our Chicago office. 

Sr. HR Business Partner

Chicago
3 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

HR Manager, Compensation

Chicago
1 week ago
+20
HR Manager, Compensation 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? As a leader of Compensation, you have the opportunity to influence the attraction and retention of a world-class workforce and impact the firm’s

HR Analytics Specialist

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+21
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. 

Research Director - HR and Productivity

Chicago
3 days ago
+11
G2 Crowd, Inc. is seeking a Research Director with a HCM background to join its Buyer Research team. The Research Director will be responsible for leading G2 Crowd's HR and Productivity technology category team, ensuring the accuracy of HCM and Productivity product categorization and supporting overall growth in the set of HR and Productivity categories. The Research Director, HR and Productivity is responsible for researching, writing and advising buyers about trends and products in HCM and Productivity technology. The director must have a deep understanding of current HR trends and products.

Practice Development Manager, HR Product Line

West Suburbs
1 day ago
+41
The HR Practice Development Manager will work with field sales resources on targeted accounts and drive a virtual team around the alliance covering all aspects of the business relationship. This will require participation and focus necessary to produce and drive a business agenda and a set of measurable results for presentation back to leadership on both sides of the partnerships. Within an assigned territory, the HR Practice Development Manager will also be responsible for driving differentiated value by building a pipeline of opportunity based on domain and/or industry specific solutions with the integrator that in turn generate incremental revenue to ServiceNow.

Human Resources Director

Chicago
1 week ago
Position Title: Human Resources Director Reports to: CEO Supervises: HR and Operations Associate Collaborates with: All Departments   Position Description: The HR Director plays a critically important role for NowPow at large, responsible for growing and supporting our most important asset: our people. Working side-by-side with all departments at NowPow, the HR Director will focus on ensuring all NowPow teams are staffed to meet company

Head of Talent Development

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+24
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

Chicago
6 days ago
+28
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 Generalist

Chicago
2 days ago
+18
The HR Generalist is a 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.

Skills that affect HR Director salaries in Chicago

1
Employee Relations
9% have this skill
2
Employee Retention
9% have this skill
3
Policy and Process Development
9% have this skill
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Compliance
9% have this skill
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Employee Development & Training
9% have this skill
6
Onboarding
6% have this skill

Recent HR Director salaries in Chicago

$115,000
Yearly Salary
A HR Director reported a yearly salary of $115,000 with +$5,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
500+ Employees
Chicago
1-5 Reports
$100,000
Yearly Salary
A HR Director reported a yearly salary of $100,000 with +$15,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Chicago
1-5 Reports
$160,000
Yearly Salary
A HR Director reported a yearly salary of $160,000
7+ Years of Experience
Female
11-50 Employees
Chicago
$170,000
Yearly Salary
A HR Director reported a yearly salary of $170,000 with +$17,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
500+ Employees
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
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