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 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 Georgia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,240
25th Percentile Wage
$39,260
50th Percentile Wage
$54,010
75th Percentile Wage
$74,900
90th Percentile Wage
$97,940

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 $97,940. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $54,010. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31,240.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$15.02
25th Percentile Wage
$18.88
50th Percentile Wage
$25.97
75th Percentile Wage
$36.01
90th Percentile Wage
$47.09

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for human resources specialists in Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $47.09. The median hourly salary is $25.97. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $15.02.

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
201654,010-0.11%5.89%
201554,0703.94%-
201451,940-0.02%-
201351,9502.16%-
201250,830--

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 $39,370 to $65,180. The highest paying area for human resources specialists in Georgia is Warner Robins with a median annual salary of $65,180. The second highest paying city/area in Georgia State is Hinesville-Fort Stewart (mean annual salary $61,930). The lowest paying area is South Georgia nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $39,370.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Warner Robins
$65,180
Hinesville-Fort Stewart
$61,930
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta
$56,650
Columbus
$55,510
Savannah
$53,450
Brunswick
$52,430
Athens-Clarke County
$49,390
Rome
$48,130
Gainesville
$47,670
North Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$47,660
Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$42,890
Valdosta
$42,100
Macon
$40,610
East Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$40,160
Dalton
$40,070
Albany
$39,510
South Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$39,370


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