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
$75,340
25th Percentile Wage
$96,370
50th Percentile Wage
$129,430
75th Percentile Wage
$167,350
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 $167,350. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $129,430. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid human resources managers is $75,340.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016129,4300.88%7.04%
2015128,2900.31%-
2014127,8903.97%-
2013122,8102.03%-
2012120,320--

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 cable and other subscription programming industry with an annual salary $148,530. The lowest paying industry is the newspaper publishers industry (annual salary $112,550). For detailed human resources manager salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Cable and Other Subscription Programming
$148,530
Other Information Services
$144,640
Other Information Services
$144,640
Broadcasting (except Internet)
$135,100
Motion Picture and Video Industries
$134,960
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries
$131,850
Software Publishers
$130,120
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$129,020
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$129,020
Wireless Telecommunications Carriers (except Satellite)
$128,420
Publishing Industries (except Internet)
$126,030
Radio and Television Broadcasting
$124,340
Telecommunications
$122,720
Television Broadcasting
$122,020
Wired Telecommunications Carriers
$121,180
Other Telecommunications
$120,120
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers
$119,220
Newspaper Publishers
$112,550

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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