Human Resources Manager Salary Information in New Jersey

The average annual and hourly salaries for human resources managers in the state of New Jersey are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of human resources managers among New Jersey 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 Managers in New Jersey

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$90,860
25th Percentile Wage
$111,540
50th Percentile Wage
$142,640
75th Percentile Wage
$194,990
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for human resources managers in New Jersey in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is $194,990. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $142,640. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $90,860.

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
$142,640
2.26% 12.99%
2016
$139,420
3.62% -
2015
$134,370
2.56% -
2014
$130,930
4.07% -
2013
$125,600
1.19% -
2012
$124,110
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Human Resources Managers in New Jersey Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of human resources managers in some New Jersey cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of human resources managers in state of New Jersey ranges from $120,370 to $132,200. The highest paying area for human resources managers in New Jersey is Edison-New Brunswick with a median annual salary of $132,200. The second highest paying city/area in New Jersey State is Wilmington (mean annual salary $131,900). The lowest paying area is Trenton-Ewing with a median annual salary of $120,370.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Edison-New Brunswick
$132,200
Wilmington
$131,900
Camden
$128,030
Atlantic City-Hammonton
$122,920
Trenton-Ewing
$120,370




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