Human Resources Specialist Salary Information in Indiana

The average annual and hourly salaries for human resources specialists in the state of Indiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of human resources specialists amongst Indiana areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Human Resources Specialists in Indiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29,740
25th Percentile Wage
$36,780
50th Percentile Wage
$49,340
75th Percentile Wage
$64,310
90th Percentile Wage
$83,940

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for human resources specialists in Indiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $83,940. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $49,340. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $29,740.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$14.30
25th Percentile Wage
$17.68
50th Percentile Wage
$23.72
75th Percentile Wage
$30.92
90th Percentile Wage
$40.35

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for human resources specialists in Indiana in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $40.35. The median hourly salary is $23.72. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $14.30.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of human resources specialists from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201649,3401.76%3.93%
201548,4702.41%-
201447,300-0.95%-
201347,7500.73%-
201247,400--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Human Resources Specialists in Indiana Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of human resources specialists in some Indiana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of human resources specialists in state of Indiana ranges from $37,490 to $55,950. The highest paying area for human resources specialists in Indiana is Columbus with a median annual salary of $55,950. The second highest paying city/area in Indiana State is Bloomington (mean annual salary $54,830). The lowest paying area is Michigan City-La Porte with a median annual salary of $37,490.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Columbus
$55,950
Bloomington
$54,830
Indianapolis-Carmel
$51,760
Kokomo
$51,190
Fort Wayne
$49,700
Elkhart-Goshen
$49,460
Lafayette
$48,570
Anderson
$47,430
Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$47,140
Gary
$46,860
Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$46,780
Terre Haute
$45,350
Muncie
$45,220
Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$42,790
Michigan City-La Porte
$37,490



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