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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
25th Percentile Wage
50th Percentile Wage
75th Percentile Wage
90th Percentile Wage
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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

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
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities
Other Financial Investment Activities
Insurance Carriers
Direct Insurance (except Life, Health, and Medical) Carriers
Nondepository Credit Intermediation
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities
Insurance and Employee Benefit Funds
Other Nondepository Credit Intermediation
Activities Related to Credit Intermediation
Funds, Trusts, and Other Financial Vehicles
Insurance Agencies and Brokerages
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities
Other Investment Pools and Funds
Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities
Depository Credit Intermediation
Other Insurance Related Activities

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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