Salary Data

Director of Compensation Salary

How much does a Director of Compensation make in the United States?
Get the insights on the salary, benefits, education, and job description.
Salary Data for Director of Compensation

$146,752 (USD)/yr

$71 (USD)/hr

$15,013 (USD)/yr

$144,731 (USD)/yr

$70 (USD)/hr

$15,013 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Directs the planning, development, and implementation of the pay practice area of compensation, usually defined as direct pay including wage, salary, incentive, and executive compensation. Plans, designs, implements, maintains, and administers compensation programs.
The average director of compensation salary in United States is $146,752 or an equivalent hourly rate of $71. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $15,013. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$101,072 (USD)

$183,035 (USD)


Are you paid fairly?

Calculate your market salary rate to find out
Calculate Salary

Do you work in HR or Compensation?

Try a Free Demo

Try our professional compensation software to generate detailed salary and cost of living reports.

Try a FREE Demo
Salary Potential

$170,126 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for Director of Compensation will increase 16 % over 5 years.

Salary Difference by Location

Schedule Time with a Representative

We'll answer the questions you have and show you our products
See Availability
Jobs That May Interest You
Director of Human Resources
access_time Posted 6 days ago
account_balance Bay Area Legal Aid
location_on Oakland
BayLegal is Hiring - Director of HR - Oakland, CA Do you have the ability to champion values ... Provide consultation to management on recruitment and retention, compensation, benefits, training ...
Director of Human Resources
access_time Posted 26 days ago
account_balance East Bay Community Law Center
location_on Berkeley
EBCLC seeks a Director of Human Resources with the expertise to build out, define, and lead EBCLC ... Compensation includes a generous benefits pa
Managing Director of Human Resources
access_time Posted 1 month ago
account_balance Making Waves Academy
location_on Richmond
Director of Human Resources Our Story Making Waves Foundation was founded in 1989 as a mentoring ... compensation & benefits, and 5) evaluation. At its best, HR practices at MWA support a results ...
Director of Human Resources and Employee Relations
access_time Posted 1 month ago
account_balance MidPen Housing Corp.
location_on Foster City
The Director of Human Resources and Employee Relations coordinates implementation of services ... workers compensation and unemployment and appeal claims. Specific understanding of legal and ...
Director of Total Rewards
access_time Posted 2 months ago
account_balance Express Employment Professionals Central Oregon
location_on Bend
Keeps abreast of compensation and benefits trends in the competitive market, ensuring the programs ... Leads a team of direct and indirect reports; supports them through the various stages of the ...

Are you an Employer?

Determine the Market Salary Range for Any Position
Try a Free Demo
About The Data
The above data is a sample of data available in ERI's Global Salary Calculator. The Global Salary Calculator provides compensation data for over 45,000 positions in 8,000+ cities in 69 countries. If you need to calculate competitive levels of salaries, incentives and total compensation by industry, organization size and salary planning date, please view a demonstration version of ERI's Salary Assessor, which is used by the majority of the Fortune 500 for salary survey data and compensation planning.

Get a FREE Salary Report

Add up your past jobs, education, and experience and find your market rate