Human Resources Specialist Salary in Sector of Mining

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

Average Annual Salary of Human Resources Specialists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$40,520
25th Percentile Wage
$50,560
50th Percentile Wage
$66,730
75th Percentile Wage
$86,970
90th Percentile Wage
$112,010

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for human resources specialists in the industry sector of mining. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) human resources specialists is $112,010. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $66,730. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid human resources specialists is $40,520.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$66,730
-0.75% 5.71%
2016
$67,230
-1.20% -
2015
$68,040
2.45% -
2014
$66,370
1.52% -
2013
$65,360
3.73% -
2012
$62,920
- -

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

The average salaries of human resources specialists in eight 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 specialist occupations is the oil and gas extraction industry with an annual salary $74,790. The lowest paying industry is the support activities for mining industry (annual salary $58,750). For detailed human resources specialist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Oil and Gas Extraction
$74,790
Oil and Gas Extraction
$74,790
Coal Mining
$66,360
Mining (except Oil and Gas)
$65,320
Metal Ore Mining
$65,270
Nonmetallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying
$63,770
Support Activities for Mining
$58,750
Support Activities for Mining
$58,750

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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