Reward professionals are highest paid in industry

Reward and compensation professionals are the highest-paid HR specialists, according to the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) and Croner Reward’s latest Personnel rewards survey. They now receive 18% above the average senior management HR salary of £45,000 per year, compared with 16% in last year’s survey. Senior recruitment consultants have seen the largest increases in HR salaries. Their pay is now some 11% above that of the average senior management HR salary, compared with 4% in 2007.