Human Resources Manager Salary in Sector of Mining

The salary statistics of human resources managers in the industry sector of mining are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare human resources manager salaries in different industries within the mining sector.

Average Annual Salary of Human Resources Managers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$71,200
25th Percentile Wage
$90,500
50th Percentile Wage
$125,940
75th Percentile Wage
$169,960
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for human resources managers in the industry sector of mining. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) human resources managers is $169,960. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $125,940. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid human resources managers is $71,200.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of human resources managers in the industry sector of mining from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016125,9404.95%13.95%
2015119,7002.86%-
2014116,2800.55%-
2013115,6406.29%-
2012108,370--

Compare Human Resources Manager Salary in Different Industries within the Mining Sector

The average salaries of human resources managers in seven industries in the mining sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for human resources manager occupations is the oil and gas extraction industry with an annual salary $133,300. The lowest paying industry is the metal ore mining industry (annual salary $100,470). For detailed human resources manager salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Oil and Gas Extraction
$133,300
Oil and Gas Extraction
$133,300
Support Activities for Mining
$120,750
Support Activities for Mining
$120,750
Coal Mining
$108,950
Mining (except Oil and Gas)
$104,520
Metal Ore Mining
$100,470

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].




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