Human Resources Manager Salary in Sector of Utilities

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

Average Annual Salary of Human Resources Managers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$80,120
25th Percentile Wage
$98,560
50th Percentile Wage
$125,290
75th Percentile Wage
$159,900
90th Percentile Wage
$195,790

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for human resources managers in the industry sector of utilities. 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 managers is $195,790. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $125,290. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid human resources managers is $80,120.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$125,290
3.63% 13.28%
2016
$120,740
4.16% -
2015
$115,720
0.67% -
2014
$114,940
1.89% -
2013
$112,770
3.65% -
2012
$108,650
- -

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

The average salaries of human resources managers in six industries in the utilities 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 natural gas distribution industry with an annual salary $144,150. The lowest paying industry is the fossil fuel electric power generation industry (annual salary $115,220). For detailed human resources manager salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Natural Gas Distribution
$144,150
Water, Sewage and Other Systems
$126,680
Nuclear Electric Power Generation
$126,580
Utilities
$125,290
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution
$120,730
Fossil Fuel Electric Power Generation
$115,220

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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