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Human Resources Specialist Salary in Sector of Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services

The salary statistics of human resources specialists in the industry sector of administrative and support and waste management and remediation services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare human resources specialist salaries in different industries within the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Human Resources Specialists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,070
25th Percentile Wage
$40,330
50th Percentile Wage
$53,410
75th Percentile Wage
$72,770
90th Percentile Wage
$101,240

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for human resources specialists in the industry sector of administrative and support and waste management and remediation services. 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 specialists is $101,240. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $53,410. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid human resources specialists is $32,070.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of human resources specialists in the industry sector of administrative and support and waste management and remediation services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$53,410
3.26% 11.29%
2016
$51,670
3.23% -
2015
$50,000
2.70% -
2014
$48,650
1.15% -
2013
$48,090
1.48% -
2012
$47,380
- -

Compare Human Resources Specialist Salary in Different Industries within the Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services Sector

The average salaries of human resources specialists in 20 industries in the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for human resources specialist occupations is the waste treatment and disposal industry with an annual salary $70,070. The lowest paying industry is the investigation, guard, and armored car services industry (annual salary $47,080). For detailed human resources specialist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Waste Treatment and Disposal
$70,070
Waste Management and Remediation Services
$65,490
Waste Collection
$63,990
Remediation and Other Waste Management Services
$63,710
Travel Arrangement and Reservation Services
$61,860
Travel Agencies
$58,620
Office Administrative Services
$58,190
Security Systems Services
$56,920
Exterminating and Pest Control Services
$53,760
Other Support Services
$53,560
Administrative and Support Services
$53,340
Employment Services
$52,820
Business Support Services
$52,720
Landscaping Services
$52,520
Telephone Call Centers
$51,860
Services to Buildings and Dwellings
$51,800
Temporary Help Services
$51,030
Facilities Support Services
$50,790
Investigation and Security Services
$48,890
Investigation, Guard, and Armored Car Services
$47,080

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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