Human Resources Specialist Salary Information in Georgia

The average annual and hourly salaries for human resources specialists in the state of Georgia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of human resources specialists amongst Georgia cities 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 Georgia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,420
25th Percentile Wage
$40,630
50th Percentile Wage
$54,980
75th Percentile Wage
$75,490
90th Percentile Wage
$99,260

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for human resources specialists in Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $99,260. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $54,980. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32,420.

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
$54,980
1.76% 7.55%
2016
$54,010
-0.11% -
2015
$54,070
3.94% -
2014
$51,940
-0.02% -
2013
$51,950
2.16% -
2012
$50,830
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of human resources specialists in some Georgia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of human resources specialists in state of Georgia ranges from $38,350 to $64,710. The highest paying area for human resources specialists in Georgia is Warner Robins with a median annual salary of $64,710. The second highest paying city/area in Georgia State is Hinesville-Fort Stewart (mean annual salary $58,590). The lowest paying area is East Georgia nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $38,350.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Warner Robins
$64,710
Hinesville-Fort Stewart
$58,590
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta
$57,830
Columbus
$54,760
Savannah
$51,610
Brunswick
$51,440
Athens-Clarke County
$50,290
Rome
$49,560
North Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$48,960
Gainesville
$45,660
Valdosta
$44,060
Macon
$43,820
Dalton
$41,040
Albany
$40,490
Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$39,870
South Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$38,630
East Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$38,350




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