Human Resources Specialist Salary in Sector of Accommodation and Food Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Human Resources Specialists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,160
25th Percentile Wage
$42,880
50th Percentile Wage
$55,040
75th Percentile Wage
$69,660
90th Percentile Wage
$85,370

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for human resources specialists 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 specialists is $85,370. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $55,040. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid human resources specialists is $34,160.

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 accommodation and food services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$55,040
2.14% 16.28%
2016
$53,860
0.84% -
2015
$53,410
5.69% -
2014
$50,370
5.10% -
2013
$47,800
3.60% -
2012
$46,080
- -

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

The average salaries of human resources specialists 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 specialist occupations is the restaurants and other eating places industry with an annual salary $56,760. The lowest paying industry is the rv (recreational vehicle) parks and recreational camps industry (annual salary $46,030). For detailed human resources specialist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Restaurants and Other Eating Places
$56,760
Food Services and Drinking Places
$56,400
Full-Service Restaurants
$56,160
Special Food Services
$55,930
Traveler Accommodation
$54,410
Accommodation
$54,140
Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages)
$49,100
Casino Hotels
$48,050
RV (Recreational Vehicle) Parks and Recreational Camps
$46,030

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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