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Human Resources Specialist Salary Information in Bloomington-Normal, Illinois

The annual and hourly salary statistics of human resources specialists in Bloomington-Normal, Illinois are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of human resources specialists in Bloomington-Normal is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Human Resources Specialists in Bloomington-Normal, Illinois

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,990
25th Percentile Wage
$40,900
50th Percentile Wage
$50,080
75th Percentile Wage
$68,910
90th Percentile Wage
$91,390

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for human resources specialists in Bloomington-Normal, Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $91,390. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $50,080. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $32,990.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of human resources specialists from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth2-Year Growth
2014
$50,080
-1.06% -3.59%
2013
$50,610
-2.51% -
2012
$51,880
- -

Table 3. Compare Human Resources Specialist Salary in Bloomington-Normal with Other Illinois Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $50,080 in Bloomington-Normal is in the middle of salary range for human resources specialists in state of Illinois. In comparison, the annual salary of human resources specialists in Bloomington-Normal is 19.9 percent (19.9%) lower than that in the highest paying South Illinois nonmetropolitan area and 7.5 percent (7.5%) higher than that in the lowest paying East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
South Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$62,490
Springfield
$61,070
Decatur
$57,780
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area)
$56,560
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division)
$56,380
Danville
$55,970
Peoria
$55,310
Champaign-Urbana
$50,430
Rockford
$50,420
Bloomington-Normal
$50,080
West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$49,960
Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$47,490
Kankakee-Bradley
$47,070
East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$46,340



See also: Top paying jobs in Bloomington-Normal, Illinois.