Human Resources Specialist Salary Information in Alabama

The average annual and hourly salaries for human resources specialists in the state of Alabama are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of human resources specialists amongst Alabama metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Human Resources Specialists in Alabama

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,450
25th Percentile Wage
$43,590
50th Percentile Wage
$56,410
75th Percentile Wage
$73,790
90th Percentile Wage
$92,850

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for human resources specialists in Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $92,850. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $56,410. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,450.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of human resources specialists from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$56,410
3.30% 5.11%
2016
$54,550
-1.28% -
2015
$55,250
0.07% -
2014
$55,210
0.20% -
2013
$55,100
2.85% -
2012
$53,530
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Human Resources Specialists in Alabama Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of human resources specialists in some Alabama cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of human resources specialists in state of Alabama ranges from $45,500 to $68,730. The highest paying area for human resources specialists in Alabama is Huntsville with a median annual salary of $68,730. The second highest paying city/area in Alabama State is Tuscaloosa (mean annual salary $57,450). The lowest paying area is Gadsden with a median annual salary of $45,500.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Huntsville
$68,730
Tuscaloosa
$57,450
Montgomery
$57,430
Birmingham-Hoover
$57,140
Decatur
$55,470
Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$53,180
Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$52,350
Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$51,590
Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$51,440
Anniston-Oxford
$51,430
Dothan
$50,520
Auburn-Opelika
$50,200
Florence-Muscle Shoals
$49,920
Mobile
$49,280
Gadsden
$45,500




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