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Director Human Resources Salary
in Seattle, Washington

$151,029 (USD)

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Last updated: June 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Director Human Resources is $151,029 a year and $73 an hour in Seattle, Washington, United States. The average salary range for a Director Human Resources is between $104,325 and $188,215. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Director Human Resources. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Seattle, Washington.

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Job Summary

  • Directs, organizes, plans, and develops the implementation and administration of human resources functions and carries out policies and procedures relating to all phases of human resources activities.
  • Oversees activities relating to personnel rules and regulations, staffing, employee education and training, management development, labor relations, affirmative action, workers compensation administration, benefits administration, and salary administration.
Director Human Resources Job Prevalence in Seattle, Washington, United States

Job family: Human Resources Managers

Job family population: 136,310

Estimated population of Director Human Resources jobs: 2,892

Rate of error: 0.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



About Seattle, Washington

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Description: Seattle ( (listen) see-AT-əl) is a seaport city on the West Coast of the United States. It is the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 744,955 residents as of 2018, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. According to U.S. Census data released in 2018, the Seattle metropolitan area's population stands at 3.94 million, and ranks as the 15th largest in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. In July 2016, Seattle...

Director Human Resources Job Listings for Seattle, Washington

Interim HR Director
Jun 17
Seattle, WA, USA
fitwellHR LLC
Interim HR Director Type: Full-time, 40 hours M-F (contract/temp assignment) Location: Seattle (downtown) About the role: Our client, a Seattle based non-profit with a mission of bringing children ...
HR Director, Talent, Equity, and Development
May 31
Seattle, United States
United Way of King County
HR Director, Talent, Equity, and Development Company Name: United Way of King County Sector: Human Resources Job Type: Full-Time Job Duration: Indefinite Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate Required ...
Human Resources Director
May 25
Seattle, WA, USA
City of Seattle
Job Responsibilities The Human Resource Director provides strategic and tactical support to shape, develop and implement human resource initiatives and programs with the goal of achieving the City ...
Director of Human Resources
Jun 3
Bellevue, WA, USA
We are actively recruiting a Senior Director Human Resources for our client in Bellevue. They are an industry leader in one of the fastest growing industries in the country. This leader will partner ...
HR Director- Employee Relations
Jun 4
Redmond, WA, USA
... HR teams to build and operate an engagement model for employees involved in a sensitive matter. We are looking for a Director of Employee Relations with deep experience in building and leading teams ...
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