Human Resources Specialist Salary Information in Connecticut

The average annual and hourly salaries for human resources specialists in the state of Connecticut are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of human resources specialists among Connecticut 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39,630
25th Percentile Wage
$50,760
50th Percentile Wage
$63,190
75th Percentile Wage
$80,150
90th Percentile Wage
$98,870

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for human resources specialists in Connecticut in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $98,870. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $63,190. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $39,630.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19.05
25th Percentile Wage
$24.40
50th Percentile Wage
$30.38
75th Percentile Wage
$38.53
90th Percentile Wage
$47.53

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for human resources specialists in Connecticut in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $47.53. The median hourly salary is $30.38. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19.05.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of human resources specialists from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201663,190-0.73%-4.18%
201563,6501.04%-
201462,990-4.95%-
201366,1100.42%-
201265,830--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of human resources specialists in some Connecticut cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of human resources specialists in state of Connecticut ranges from $48,640 to $65,630. The highest paying area for human resources specialists in Connecticut is Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford with a median annual salary of $65,630. The second highest paying city/area in Connecticut State is Danbury (mean annual salary $64,550). The lowest paying area is Northwestern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $48,640.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford
$65,630
Danbury
$64,550
New Haven
$63,550
Eastern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area
$63,270
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk
$62,770
Waterbury
$50,940
Northwestern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area
$48,640


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