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Human Resources Manager Salary Information in Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina

The annual and hourly salary statistics of human resources managers in Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of human resources managers in Durham-Chapel Hill is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Human Resources Managers in Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$82,170
25th Percentile Wage
$100,610
50th Percentile Wage
$129,300
75th Percentile Wage
$162,330
90th Percentile Wage
$203,060

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for human resources managers in Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $203,060. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $129,300. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $82,170.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39.50
25th Percentile Wage
$48.37
50th Percentile Wage
$62.17
75th Percentile Wage
$78.04
90th Percentile Wage
$97.62

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for human resources managers in Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $97.62. The median hourly salary is $62.17. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $39.50.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of human resources managers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016129,3001.20%9.88%
2015127,750-1.30%-
2014129,4107.13%-
2013120,1803.04%-
2012116,530--

Table 3. Compare Human Resources Manager Salary in Durham-Chapel Hill with Other North Carolina Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $129,300, Durham-Chapel Hill is the highest paying city for human resources managers in state of North Carolina, followed by Fayetteville (median annual salary $119,130). In comparison, the median annual salary of human resources managers in Durham-Chapel Hill is 7.9 percent (7.9%) higher than that in Fayetteville.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Durham-Chapel Hill
$129,300
Fayetteville
$119,130
Wilmington
$106,210
Winston-Salem
$104,380
Greensboro-High Point
$104,190
Raleigh-Cary
$102,700
Greenville
$99,050
Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$97,220
Asheville
$93,750
Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$91,040
Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$90,290
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton
$86,580
Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$78,650

See also: Top paying jobs in Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina.