Salary for Human Resources Managers

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Also known as:  Employee Relations Manager, Job Analysis Manager, Labor Relations Director, Personnel Administrator, Personnel Director, Personnel Manager, Position Description Manager

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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 will most likely earn wages that can range from $71,180 - $208,000 depending on levels of tenure. will normally get an average pay level of one hundred and thirty-four thousand five hundred and eigthy dollars per year.

receive the highest salary in New Jersey, which has average pay scales of close to $177,960. People working these jobs make the most money in Information, which has wages of $164,300.

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Human Resources Managers tend to make the most in the following industries:

Information
$164,300
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$154,660
Finance and Insurance
$152,930
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$148,140
Utilities
$141,320
Manufacturing
$130,730

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Public Administration
$111,990
Accommodation and Food Services
$112,060
Health Care and Social Assistance
$112,260
Construction
$114,470
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$117,680
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
$118,870