Human Resources Manager Salary in Sector of Information

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

Average Annual Salary of Human Resources Managers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$75,680
25th Percentile Wage
$98,050
50th Percentile Wage
$133,480
75th Percentile Wage
$172,170
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for human resources managers in the industry sector of information. 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 $172,170. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $133,480. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid human resources managers is $75,680.

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 information from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$133,480
3.03% 9.86%
2016
$129,430
0.88% -
2015
$128,290
0.31% -
2014
$127,890
3.97% -
2013
$122,810
2.03% -
2012
$120,320
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Compare Human Resources Manager Salary in Different Industries within the Information Sector

The average salaries of human resources managers in 18 industries in the information 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 other information services industry with an annual salary $148,500. The lowest paying industry is the newspaper publishers industry (annual salary $117,490). For detailed human resources manager salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Other Information Services
$148,500
Other Information Services
$148,500
Cable and Other Subscription Programming
$147,850
Broadcasting (except Internet)
$137,070
Motion Picture and Video Industries
$134,960
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$134,690
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$134,690
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries
$131,850
Radio and Television Broadcasting
$131,120
Television Broadcasting
$130,350
Software Publishers
$129,140
Wireless Telecommunications Carriers (except Satellite)
$128,420
Publishing Industries (except Internet)
$127,730
Telecommunications
$126,540
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers
$125,410
Wired Telecommunications Carriers
$121,180
Other Telecommunications
$120,120
Newspaper Publishers
$117,490

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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