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Human Resources Manager Salary in Sector of Finance and Insurance

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

Average Annual Salary of Human Resources Managers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$70,790
25th Percentile Wage
$91,630
50th Percentile Wage
$122,160
75th Percentile Wage
$164,650
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for human resources managers in the industry sector of finance and insurance. 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 $164,650. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $122,160. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid human resources managers is $70,790.

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 finance and insurance from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016122,1602.39%5.26%
2015119,2400.93%-
2014118,1301.30%-
2013116,5900.74%-
2012115,730--

Compare Human Resources Manager Salary in Different Industries within the Finance and Insurance Sector

The average salaries of human resources managers in 17 industries in the finance and insurance 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 securities and commodity contracts intermediation and brokerage industry with an annual salary $150,070. The lowest paying industry is the other insurance related activities industry (annual salary $106,860). For detailed human resources manager salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage
$150,070
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities
$147,790
Other Financial Investment Activities
$147,130
Insurance Carriers
$125,350
Direct Insurance (except Life, Health, and Medical) Carriers
$124,050
Nondepository Credit Intermediation
$121,960
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities
$121,310
Insurance and Employee Benefit Funds
$120,030
Other Nondepository Credit Intermediation
$117,910
Activities Related to Credit Intermediation
$117,360
Funds, Trusts, and Other Financial Vehicles
$117,300
Insurance Agencies and Brokerages
$116,110
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities
$113,950
Other Investment Pools and Funds
$113,640
Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities
$112,250
Depository Credit Intermediation
$110,720
Other Insurance Related Activities
$106,860

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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