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Human Resources Manager Salary in the Industry of Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)

The salary statistics and trend of human resources managers in the industry of federal executive branch (oes designation) are shown in the following tables and chart. In Table 3 we compare human resources manager salaries in different industries within the federal, state, and local government sector.

Table 1. Average Annual Salary

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$74,490
25th Percentile Wage
$107,840
50th Percentile Wage
$140,890
75th Percentile Wage
$153,710
90th Percentile Wage
$160,300

Table 1 shows the average annual salaries for human resources managers in the industry of federal executive branch (oes designation). 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 managers is $160,300. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $140,890. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent human resources managers is $74,490.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of human resources managers in the industry of Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016140,8901.43%3.40%
2015138,8700.99%-
2014137,4901.29%-
2013135,710-0.29%-
2012136,100--

Table 2. Average Hourly Salary

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35.81
25th Percentile Wage
$51.85
50th Percentile Wage
$67.73
75th Percentile Wage
$73.90
90th Percentile Wage
$77.06

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for human resources managers in the industry of federal executive branch (oes designation). The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) human resources managers is $77.06. The median hourly salary is $67.73. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $35.81.

Table 3. Compare Human Resources Manager Salary in Different Industries within the Federal, State, and Local Government Sector

The average salaries of human resources managers in eight industries within the federal, state, and local government sector are shown in Table 3. For salary information of human resources managers in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Industry Median Annual Salary
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$140,890
Federal government, including USPS
$138,810
Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$97,840
Local government, including schools and hospitals
$97,540
Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$95,930
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$94,410
State government, including schools and hospitals
$89,700
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$84,980

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