Human Resources Specialist Salary Information in Minnesota

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$38,690
25th Percentile Wage
$47,950
50th Percentile Wage
$59,960
75th Percentile Wage
$76,250
90th Percentile Wage
$96,480

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for human resources specialists in Minnesota in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $96,480. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $59,960. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $38,690.

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
$59,960
2.90% 13.81%
2016
$58,220
0.94% -
2015
$57,670
6.23% -
2014
$54,080
3.48% -
2013
$52,200
1.00% -
2012
$51,680
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of human resources specialists in some Minnesota cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of human resources specialists in state of Minnesota ranges from $48,900 to $57,340. The highest paying area for human resources specialists in Minnesota is Rochester with a median annual salary of $57,340. The second highest paying city/area in Minnesota State is Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $54,140). The lowest paying area is Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $48,900.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Rochester
$57,340
Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$54,140
St Cloud
$53,800
Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$52,200
Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$52,050
Mankato-North Mankato
$51,310
Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$48,900




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