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 cities 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 Missouri

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,300
25th Percentile Wage
$42,540
50th Percentile Wage
$54,810
75th Percentile Wage
$73,490
90th Percentile Wage
$94,550

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 $94,550. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $54,810. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,300.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16.48
25th Percentile Wage
$20.45
50th Percentile Wage
$26.35
75th Percentile Wage
$35.33
90th Percentile Wage
$45.46

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for human resources specialists in Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $45.46. The median hourly salary is $26.35. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16.48.

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
201654,8101.11%11.99%
201554,2004.04%-
201452,0106.42%-
201348,6700.88%-
201248,240--

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 $42,380 to $57,710. The highest paying area for human resources specialists in Missouri is St Louis with a median annual salary of $57,710. The second highest paying city/area in Missouri State is Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers (mean annual salary $57,030). The lowest paying area is North Missouri nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $42,380.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
St Louis
$57,710
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers
$57,030
Kansas City
$56,960
Jefferson City
$55,800
Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$53,570
St Joseph
$50,740
Springfield
$49,960
Cape Girardeau-Jackson
$47,920
Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$47,920
Joplin
$47,350
Columbia
$46,280
Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$46,020
North Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$42,380



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