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Human Resources Worker Salary in the Industry of Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools

The salary statistics and trend of human resources workers in the industry of colleges, universities, and professional schools are shown in the following tables and chart. In Table 3 we compare human resources worker salaries in different industries within the educational services sector.

Table 1. Average Annual Salary

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$37,160
25th Percentile Wage
$45,750
50th Percentile Wage
$58,170
75th Percentile Wage
$74,300
90th Percentile Wage
$93,450

Table 1 shows the average annual salaries for human resources workers in the industry of colleges, universities, and professional schools. 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 $93,450. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $58,170. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent human resources workers is $37,160.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of human resources workers in the industry of Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$58,170
0.79% 10.21%
2016
$57,710
1.18% -
2015
$57,030
3.38% -
2014
$55,100
2.63% -
2013
$53,650
2.65% -
2012
$52,230
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Table 3. Compare Human Resources Worker Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of human resources workers in 27 industries within the educational services sector are shown in Table 3. For salary information of human resources workers in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Industry Median Annual Salary
Elementary and Secondary Schools - State government owned
$71,920
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Local government owned
$61,830
Elementary and Secondary Schools
$59,690
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$59,600
Educational Support Services - Privately owned
$59,600
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$59,580
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Privately owned
$59,410
Educational Support Services
$58,970
Educational Services - Local government owned
$58,950
Educational Services - Privately owned
$58,530
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$58,170
Educational Services
$58,070
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned
$58,050
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training
$57,870
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$57,010
Educational Services - State government owned
$56,440
Technical and trade schools - Privately owned
$56,230
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$55,970
Technical and Trade Schools
$55,420
Technical and trade schools - Local government owned
$54,490
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$53,820
Other Schools and Instruction
$52,140
Other schools and instruction - Privately owned
$52,060
Junior colleges - State government owned
$50,330
Junior colleges - Privately owned
$50,330
Educational Support Services - Local government owned
$49,620
Technical and trade schools - State government owned
$43,490

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