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Human Resources Specialist Salary Information in North Carolina

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,020
25th Percentile Wage
$44,670
50th Percentile Wage
$57,850
75th Percentile Wage
$76,970
90th Percentile Wage
$99,920

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for human resources specialists in North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $99,920. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $57,850. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $36,020.

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
$57,850
3.01% 8.85%
2016
$56,110
3.07% -
2015
$54,390
0.15% -
2014
$54,310
2.49% -
2013
$52,960
0.43% -
2012
$52,730
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of human resources specialists in some North Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of human resources specialists in state of North Carolina ranges from $46,710 to $65,190. The highest paying area for human resources specialists in North Carolina is Fayetteville with a median annual salary of $65,190. The second highest paying city/area in North Carolina State is Durham-Chapel Hill (mean annual salary $61,890). The lowest paying area is Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $46,710.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Fayetteville
$65,190
Durham-Chapel Hill
$61,890
Jacksonville
$59,760
Raleigh-Cary
$58,920
Rocky Mount
$57,880
Winston-Salem
$56,190
Burlington
$56,010
Wilmington
$53,570
Greensboro-High Point
$53,070
Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$51,220
Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$51,160
Goldsboro
$50,940
Asheville
$50,940
Greenville
$49,920
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton
$47,660
Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$46,960
Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$46,710




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