Human Resources Worker Salary in Sector of Utilities

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

Average Annual Salary of Human Resources Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$45,740
25th Percentile Wage
$58,400
50th Percentile Wage
$75,930
75th Percentile Wage
$97,540
90th Percentile Wage
$120,530

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for human resources workers 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 workers is $120,530. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $75,930. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid human resources workers is $45,740.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$75,930
1.55% 14.18%
2016
$74,750
1.28% -
2015
$73,790
2.02% -
2014
$72,300
6.85% -
2013
$67,350
3.25% -
2012
$65,160
- -

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

The average salaries of human resources workers 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 worker occupations is the nuclear electric power generation industry with an annual salary $81,380. The lowest paying industry is the water, sewage and other systems industry (annual salary $56,870). For detailed human resources worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Nuclear Electric Power Generation
$81,380
Natural Gas Distribution
$80,070
Utilities
$75,930
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution
$75,250
Fossil Fuel Electric Power Generation
$73,220
Water, Sewage and Other Systems
$56,870

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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