Human Resources Worker Salary in Sector of Finance and Insurance

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

Average Annual Salary of Human Resources Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,860
25th Percentile Wage
$52,500
50th Percentile Wage
$68,430
75th Percentile Wage
$90,350
90th Percentile Wage
$117,180

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for human resources workers in the industry sector of finance and insurance. 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 $117,180. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $68,430. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid human resources workers is $41,860.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of human resources workers in the industry sector of finance and insurance from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$68,430
1.72% 8.56%
2016
$67,250
1.83% -
2015
$66,020
1.35% -
2014
$65,130
1.31% -
2013
$64,280
2.66% -
2012
$62,570
- -

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

The average salaries of human resources workers in 22 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 worker occupations is the monetary authorities-central bank industry with an annual salary $81,130. The lowest paying industry is the other investment pools and funds industry (annual salary $60,860). For detailed human resources worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Monetary Authorities-Central Bank
$81,130
Monetary Authorities-Central Bank
$81,130
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities
$77,210
Other Financial Investment Activities
$76,650
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage
$74,450
Insurance and Employee Benefit Funds
$73,510
Funds, Trusts, and Other Financial Vehicles
$73,240
Nondepository Credit Intermediation
$72,540
Direct Insurance (except Life, Health, and Medical) Carriers
$68,960
Direct Health and Medical Insurance Carriers
$67,760
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities
$67,690
Insurance Carriers
$67,670
Other Nondepository Credit Intermediation
$67,220
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities
$66,680
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities
$66,170
Activities Related to Credit Intermediation
$65,990
Securities and Commodity Exchanges
$65,870
Other Insurance Related Activities
$65,850
Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities
$65,220
Insurance Agencies and Brokerages
$64,670
Depository Credit Intermediation
$64,110
Other Investment Pools and Funds
$60,860

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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