Human Resources Specialist Salary Information in Maryland

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,740
25th Percentile Wage
$53,300
50th Percentile Wage
$70,210
75th Percentile Wage
$92,380
90th Percentile Wage
$115,760

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for human resources specialists in Maryland in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $115,760. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $70,210. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $41,740.

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.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$70,210
-0.04% 9.19%
2016
$70,240
3.23% -
2015
$67,970
-2.18% -
2014
$69,450
3.28% -
2013
$67,170
5.08% -
2012
$63,760
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of human resources specialists in some Maryland cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of human resources specialists in state of Maryland ranges from $46,860 to $85,470. The highest paying area for human resources specialists in Maryland is St Marys County with a median annual salary of $85,470. The second highest paying city/area in Maryland State is Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick (mean annual salary $75,620). The lowest paying area is Garrett County with a median annual salary of $46,860.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
St Marys County
$85,470
Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick
$75,620
Baltimore-Towson
$68,020
Upper Eastern Shore nonmetropolitan area
$62,750
Salisbury
$56,200
Garrett County
$46,860




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