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Human Resources Manager Salary Information in Massachusetts

The average annual and hourly salaries for human resources managers in the state of Massachusetts are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of human resources managers among Massachusetts 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Human Resources Managers in Massachusetts

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$69,470
25th Percentile Wage
$89,900
50th Percentile Wage
$120,750
75th Percentile Wage
$161,240
90th Percentile Wage
$202,760

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for human resources managers in Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $202,760. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $120,750. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $69,470.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of human resources managers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$120,750
2.91% 7.62%
2016
$117,240
6.85% -
2015
$109,210
-0.81% -
2014
$110,100
0.29% -
2013
$109,780
-1.61% -
2012
$111,550
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Human Resources Managers in Massachusetts Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of human resources managers in some Massachusetts cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of human resources managers in state of Massachusetts ranges from $66,890 to $134,130. The highest paying area for human resources managers in Massachusetts is Framingham with a median annual salary of $134,130. The second highest paying city/area in Massachusetts State is Boston-Cambridge-Quincy (mean annual salary $130,500). The lowest paying area is Pittsfield with a median annual salary of $66,890.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Framingham
$134,130
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$130,500
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$127,760
Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner
$116,070
New Bedford
$115,060
Peabody
$110,980
Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton
$101,930
North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area
$98,240
Worcester
$97,580
Taunton-Norton-Raynham
$97,150
Barnstable Town
$93,260
Springfield
$91,870
Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area
$91,550
Pittsfield
$66,890




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