Human Resources Specialist Salary Information in Mississippi

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,350
25th Percentile Wage
$34,540
50th Percentile Wage
$46,480
75th Percentile Wage
$62,580
90th Percentile Wage
$81,800

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for human resources specialists in Mississippi in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $81,800. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $46,480. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $28,350.

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
$46,480
1.59% 17.64%
2016
$45,740
4.94% -
2015
$43,480
5.77% -
2014
$40,970
5.86% -
2013
$38,570
0.75% -
2012
$38,280
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of human resources specialists in some Mississippi cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of human resources specialists in state of Mississippi ranges from $36,610 to $60,200. The highest paying area for human resources specialists in Mississippi is Gulfport-Biloxi with a median annual salary of $60,200. The second highest paying city/area in Mississippi State is Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $54,330). The lowest paying area is Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $36,610.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Gulfport-Biloxi
$60,200
Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$54,330
Jackson
$46,270
Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$43,800
Pascagoula
$41,600
Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$39,610
Hattiesburg
$39,210
Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$36,610




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