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Human Resources Worker Salary in Sector of Accommodation and Food Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Human Resources Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,600
25th Percentile Wage
$41,940
50th Percentile Wage
$53,650
75th Percentile Wage
$68,360
90th Percentile Wage
$82,820

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for human resources workers in the industry sector of accommodation and food 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 workers is $82,820. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $53,650. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid human resources workers is $33,600.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of human resources workers in the industry sector of accommodation and food services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201653,6501.01%13.96%
201553,1105.63%-
201450,1204.83%-
201347,7003.23%-
201246,160--

Compare Human Resources Worker Salary in Different Industries within the Accommodation and Food Services Sector

The average salaries of human resources workers in nine industries in the accommodation and food 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 worker occupations is the full-service restaurants industry with an annual salary $55,820. The lowest paying industry is the rv (recreational vehicle) parks and recreational camps industry (annual salary $43,660). For detailed human resources worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Full-Service Restaurants
$55,820
Restaurants and Other Eating Places
$55,660
Food Services and Drinking Places
$55,590
Special Food Services
$55,540
Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages)
$54,010
Traveler Accommodation
$53,120
Accommodation
$52,580
Casino Hotels
$45,890
RV (Recreational Vehicle) Parks and Recreational Camps
$43,660

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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