Salary for Human Resources Managers

Also known as:  Employee Relations Manager, Job Analysis Manager, Labor Relations Director, Personnel Administrator, Personnel Director, Personnel Manager, Position Description Manager helps find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations.

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Human resources managers are responsible for directing, coordinating, planning and overseeing tasks and operations within an organization or of entire organizations involving human resources activities. Human resources managers are a link between managers and employees, working to handle questions and settle issues and disputes. This job normally requires a four-year bachelor's degree. Some employers also require a few years of on-the-job training after being hired.

A Human Resources Manager usually receives a pay level somewhere between 88000 to 132000 based on seniority. Human Resources Managers can expect an average pay level of One Hundred Eleven Thousand Four Hundred dollars on an annual basis.

Human Resources Managers can expect the most salary in New Jersey, which has average wages of close to $134170. Professionals that work in these jobs obtain the highest pay in Finance and Insurance, where they get average wages of $129680.

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The national wage distribution is shown below. To overlay local salaries for a Human Resources Manager, please select your state.
Human Resources Managers tend to make the most in the following industries
Information $129,680
Finance and Insurance $121,490
Management of Companies and Enterprises $121,130
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $119,750
Wholesale Trade $113,660
Utilities $112,440
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Retail Trade $87,860
Accommodation and Food Services $93,930
Health Care and Social Assistance $96,960
Public Administration $97,220
Educational Services $99,240
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $99,550