Human Resources Specialist Salary in Sector of Educational Services

The salary statistics of human resources specialists in the industry sector of educational services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare human resources specialist salaries in different industries within the educational services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Human Resources Specialists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,640
25th Percentile Wage
$45,210
50th Percentile Wage
$57,620
75th Percentile Wage
$74,080
90th Percentile Wage
$93,540

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for human resources specialists in the industry sector of educational 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 $93,540. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $57,620. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid human resources specialists is $36,640.

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 educational services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$57,620
1.77% 9.25%
2016
$56,600
1.73% -
2015
$55,620
1.89% -
2014
$54,570
1.78% -
2013
$53,600
2.44% -
2012
$52,290
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Compare Human Resources Specialist Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of human resources specialists in 27 industries in the educational 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 elementary and secondary schools - state government owned industry with an annual salary $71,920. The lowest paying industry is the technical and trade schools - state government owned industry (annual salary $43,490). For detailed human resources specialist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Elementary and Secondary Schools - State government owned
$71,920
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Local government owned
$60,770
Educational Support Services - Privately owned
$60,320
Educational Support Services
$59,660
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Privately owned
$59,300
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$59,210
Elementary and Secondary Schools
$59,150
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$58,940
Educational Services - Local government owned
$58,300
Educational Services - Privately owned
$58,270
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
$57,720
Educational Services
$57,620
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$56,530
Educational Services - State government owned
$56,000
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$55,460
Technical and trade schools - Local government owned
$54,490
Technical and trade schools - Privately owned
$54,380
Technical and Trade Schools
$53,720
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$53,460
Other Schools and Instruction
$52,110
Other schools and instruction - Privately owned
$52,030
Junior colleges - Privately owned
$50,330
Junior colleges - State government owned
$50,310
Educational Support Services - Local government owned
$49,620
Technical and trade schools - State government owned
$43,490

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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