Human Resources Worker Salary in Sector of Retail Trade

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

Average Annual Salary of Human Resources Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,690
25th Percentile Wage
$41,390
50th Percentile Wage
$56,250
75th Percentile Wage
$71,900
90th Percentile Wage
$86,950

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for human resources workers in the industry sector of retail trade. 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 $86,950. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $56,250. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid human resources workers is $31,690.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201656,2500.68%2.77%
201555,8700.39%-
201455,6501.81%-
201354,640-0.09%-
201254,690--

Compare Human Resources Worker Salary in Different Industries within the Retail Trade Sector

The average salaries of human resources workers in 34 industries in the retail trade 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 gasoline stations industry with an annual salary $85,340. The lowest paying industry is the clothing stores industry (annual salary $35,880). For detailed human resources worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Gasoline Stations
$85,340
Gasoline Stations
$85,340
Other General Merchandise Stores
$67,150
Electronics and Appliance Stores
$65,850
Electronics and Appliance Stores
$65,850
Home Furnishings Stores
$62,550
Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores
$61,150
Office Supplies, Stationery, and Gift Stores
$60,830
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses
$60,690
Furniture Stores
$60,290
Nonstore Retailers
$60,160
General Merchandise Stores
$59,450
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers
$57,910
Building Material and Supplies Dealers
$57,890
Department Stores
$57,800
Jewelry, Luggage, and Leather Goods Stores
$57,490
Direct Selling Establishments
$55,150
Sporting Goods Stores
$53,520
Automotive Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores
$52,790
Health and Personal Care Stores
$52,730
Health and Personal Care Stores
$52,730
Automobile Dealers
$52,710
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers
$52,690
Pharmacies and Drug Stores
$50,850
Specialty Food Stores
$49,980
Food and Beverage Stores
$49,140
Grocery Stores
$48,910
Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers
$48,550
Miscellaneous Store Retailers
$47,640
Clothing and Clothing Accessories Stores
$40,040
Used Merchandise Stores
$39,510
Sporting Goods, Hobby, Musical Instrument, and Book Stores
$37,120
Sporting Goods, Hobby, and Musical Instrument Stores
$36,150
Clothing Stores
$35,880

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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