Human Resources Specialist Salary Information in Nebraska

The average annual and hourly salaries for human resources specialists in the state of Nebraska are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of human resources specialists amongst Nebraska metropolitan 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Human Resources Specialists in Nebraska

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,700
25th Percentile Wage
$41,650
50th Percentile Wage
$53,900
75th Percentile Wage
$69,850
90th Percentile Wage
$87,630

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for human resources specialists in Nebraska in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $87,630. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $53,900. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,700.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16.68
25th Percentile Wage
$20.03
50th Percentile Wage
$25.91
75th Percentile Wage
$33.58
90th Percentile Wage
$42.13

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for human resources specialists in Nebraska in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $42.13. The median hourly salary is $25.91. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16.68.

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
201653,9006.36%3.91%
201550,4702.75%-
201449,0800.43%-
201348,870-5.98%-
201251,790--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of human resources specialists in some Nebraska cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of human resources specialists in state of Nebraska ranges from $43,200 to $56,740. The highest paying area for human resources specialists in Nebraska is Omaha-Council Bluffs with a median annual salary of $56,740. The second highest paying city/area in Nebraska State is Lincoln (mean annual salary $52,310). The lowest paying area is Western Nebraska nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $43,200.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Omaha-Council Bluffs
$56,740
Lincoln
$52,310
Northeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area
$49,760
Central Nebraska nonmetropolitan area
$47,500
Southeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area
$45,700
Western Nebraska nonmetropolitan area
$43,200



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