Human Resources Specialist Salary Information in Louisiana

The average annual and hourly salaries for human resources specialists in the state of Louisiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of human resources specialists amongst Louisiana metropolitan 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 Louisiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,710
25th Percentile Wage
$38,670
50th Percentile Wage
$50,270
75th Percentile Wage
$65,170
90th Percentile Wage
$82,760

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for human resources specialists in Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $82,760. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $50,270. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $30,710.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$14.77
25th Percentile Wage
$18.59
50th Percentile Wage
$24.17
75th Percentile Wage
$31.33
90th Percentile Wage
$39.79

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for human resources specialists in Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $39.79. The median hourly salary is $24.17. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $14.77.

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
201650,2702.29%6.43%
201549,1200.57%-
201448,8404.26%-
201346,760-0.60%-
201247,040--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of human resources specialists in some Louisiana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of human resources specialists in state of Louisiana ranges from $39,610 to $55,310. The highest paying area for human resources specialists in Louisiana is Alexandria with a median annual salary of $55,310. The second highest paying city/area in Louisiana State is Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $54,770). The lowest paying area is New Iberia nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $39,610.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Alexandria
$55,310
Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area
$54,770
Lake Charles
$53,090
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner
$52,780
Monroe
$50,340
Baton Rouge
$49,690
Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux
$47,990
Lafayette
$47,700
Shreveport-Bossier City
$47,570
Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area
$40,060
Hammond nonmetropolitan area
$40,040
New Iberia nonmetropolitan area
$39,610



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