Human Resources Specialist Salary Information in Michigan

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,330
25th Percentile Wage
$43,560
50th Percentile Wage
$56,740
75th Percentile Wage
$73,390
90th Percentile Wage
$93,970

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for human resources specialists in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $93,970. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $56,740. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,330.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16.51
25th Percentile Wage
$20.94
50th Percentile Wage
$27.28
75th Percentile Wage
$35.28
90th Percentile Wage
$45.18

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for human resources specialists in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $45.18. The median hourly salary is $27.28. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16.51.

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
201656,7402.34%7.91%
201555,4102.00%-
201454,3000.98%-
201353,7702.83%-
201252,250--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of human resources specialists in some Michigan cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of human resources specialists in state of Michigan ranges from $48,010 to $68,920. The highest paying area for human resources specialists in Michigan is Ann Arbor with a median annual salary of $68,920. The second highest paying city/area in Michigan State is Jackson (mean annual salary $65,100). The lowest paying area is Holland-Grand Haven with a median annual salary of $48,010.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Ann Arbor
$68,920
Jackson
$65,100
Battle Creek
$62,870
Lansing-East Lansing
$61,900
Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn
$60,770
Detroit-Warren-Livonia
$58,670
Saginaw-Saginaw Township North
$57,110
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills
$56,100
Monroe
$55,790
Flint
$54,820
Bay City
$54,800
Kalamazoo-Portage
$52,940
Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$52,380
Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$52,230
Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$52,140
Muskegon-Norton Shores
$52,030
Niles-Benton Harbor
$51,200
Grand Rapids-Wyoming
$50,070
Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$49,600
South Bend-Mishawaka
$49,190
Holland-Grand Haven
$48,010


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