Human Resources Specialist Salary Information in Montana

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,060
25th Percentile Wage
$38,760
50th Percentile Wage
$47,300
75th Percentile Wage
$62,770
90th Percentile Wage
$81,140

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for human resources specialists in Montana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $81,140. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $47,300. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33,060.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$15.90
25th Percentile Wage
$18.63
50th Percentile Wage
$22.74
75th Percentile Wage
$30.18
90th Percentile Wage
$39.01

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for human resources specialists in Montana in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $39.01. The median hourly salary is $22.74. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $15.90.

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
201647,300-1.33%6.36%
201547,9302.82%-
201446,5802.49%-
201345,4202.49%-
201244,290--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of human resources specialists in some Montana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of human resources specialists in state of Montana ranges from $40,120 to $56,070. The highest paying area for human resources specialists in Montana is Billings with a median annual salary of $56,070. The second highest paying city/area in Montana State is Southwestern Montana nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $52,240). The lowest paying area is Western Montana nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $40,120.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Billings
$56,070
Southwestern Montana nonmetropolitan area
$52,240
Eastern Montana nonmetropolitan area
$44,770
Great Falls
$42,370
Central Montana nonmetropolitan area
$41,670
Missoula
$41,030
Western Montana nonmetropolitan area
$40,120


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