Compensation Director Salaries

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Alternate Job Titles: Compensation Director, Director of Compensation

What is the average annual salary for Compensation Director?
The annual salary for someone with the job title Compensation Director may vary depending on a number of factors including industry, company size, location, years of experience and level of education. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Compensation Director in the United States.

This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Compensation Director in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Compensation Director in the United States is $136,387 so 50% of the people who perform the job of Compensation Director in the United States are expected to make less than $136,387.

Source: HR Reported data as of October 2015

Median $136,387
  • 10%$105,166
  • 25%$120,045
  • 75%$155,008
  • 90%$171,961

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Job Description for Compensation Director

Responsible for overall design, implementation, communication, and administration of the organization's compensation programs. Ensures that compensation programs support the organization's strategic objectives and meet all legal requirements. Requires a bachelor's degree in area of specialty and at least 10 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Leads and directs the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to top management. View Compensation Director job description

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Categories:  Human Resources, Executive and Management

Industries:  Aerospace & Defense, Biotechnology, Business Services, Chemicals, Construction, Edu., Gov't. & Nonprofit, Energy & Utilities, Financial Services, Healthcare, Hospitality & Leisure, Insurance, Internet, Media, MFG Durable, MFG Nondurable, Pharmaceuticals, Retail & Wholesale, Software & Networking, Telecom, Transportation

Similar Job Titles:  Compensation and Benefits Director, Compensation Manager, Compensation and Benefits Manager, Compensation Analyst III, Compensation Analyst I, Compensation Analyst II, Top Compensation and Benefits Executive, Compensation Supervisor, Executive Compensation Manager

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