Human Resources Specialist Salary Information in Missouri

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,840
25th Percentile Wage
$43,630
50th Percentile Wage
$56,530
75th Percentile Wage
$77,530
90th Percentile Wage
$103,170

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for human resources specialists in Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $103,170. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $56,530. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,840.

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
$56,530
3.04% 14.66%
2016
$54,810
1.11% -
2015
$54,200
4.04% -
2014
$52,010
6.42% -
2013
$48,670
0.88% -
2012
$48,240
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of human resources specialists in some Missouri cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of human resources specialists in state of Missouri ranges from $42,830 to $63,020. The highest paying area for human resources specialists in Missouri is Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers with a median annual salary of $63,020. The second highest paying city/area in Missouri State is St Louis (mean annual salary $61,110). The lowest paying area is North Missouri nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $42,830.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers
$63,020
St Louis
$61,110
Kansas City
$59,530
St Joseph
$52,460
Jefferson City
$51,580
Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$49,540
Springfield
$48,060
Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$48,060
Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$47,810
Cape Girardeau-Jackson
$47,710
Columbia
$47,520
Joplin
$47,390
North Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$42,830




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