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Human Resources Manager Salary Information in North Carolina

The average annual and hourly salaries for human resources managers in the state of North Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of human resources managers among North Carolina 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Human Resources Managers in North Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$71,800
25th Percentile Wage
$86,620
50th Percentile Wage
$108,700
75th Percentile Wage
$146,740
90th Percentile Wage
$195,850

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for human resources managers in North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $195,850. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $108,700. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $71,800.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of human resources managers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$108,700
3.05% 3.84%
2016
$105,380
1.77% -
2015
$103,510
-1.62% -
2014
$105,190
0.54% -
2013
$104,620
0.09% -
2012
$104,530
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Human Resources Managers in North Carolina Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of human resources managers in some North Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of human resources managers in state of North Carolina ranges from $83,660 to $129,140. The highest paying area for human resources managers in North Carolina is Durham-Chapel Hill with a median annual salary of $129,140. The second highest paying city/area in North Carolina State is Raleigh-Cary (mean annual salary $113,210). The lowest paying area is Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $83,660.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Durham-Chapel Hill
$129,140
Raleigh-Cary
$113,210
Fayetteville
$110,380
Burlington
$109,050
Greensboro-High Point
$108,890
Winston-Salem
$107,720
Wilmington
$105,170
Greenville
$104,940
Rocky Mount
$103,110
Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$96,130
Asheville
$95,670
Goldsboro
$89,460
Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$87,810
Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$85,910
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton
$84,990
Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$83,660




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