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Human Resources Manager Salary Information in Buffalo-Niagara Falls, New York

The annual and hourly salary statistics of human resources managers in Buffalo-Niagara Falls, New York are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of human resources managers in Buffalo-Niagara Falls 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 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, New York

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$73,190
25th Percentile Wage
$88,250
50th Percentile Wage
$109,040
75th Percentile Wage
$143,530
90th Percentile Wage
$188,800

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for human resources managers in Buffalo-Niagara Falls, New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $188,800. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $109,040. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $73,190.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35.19
25th Percentile Wage
$42.43
50th Percentile Wage
$52.42
75th Percentile Wage
$69.00
90th Percentile Wage
$90.77

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for human resources managers in Buffalo-Niagara Falls, New York. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $90.77. The median hourly salary is $52.42. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $35.19.

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
2016109,04010.63%11.55%
201597,4504.98%-
201492,600-0.54%-
201393,100-3.60%-
201296,450--

Table 3. Compare Human Resources Manager Salary in Buffalo-Niagara Falls with Other New York Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $109,040 in Buffalo-Niagara Falls is in the middle of salary range for human resources managers in state of New York. In comparison, the annual salary of human resources managers in Buffalo-Niagara Falls is 20.7 percent (20.7%) lower than that in the highest paying Nassau-Suffolk and 14.3 percent (14.3%) higher than that in the lowest paying Albany-Schenectady-Troy.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Nassau-Suffolk
$137,550
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$134,360
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$126,520
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
$122,950
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown
$118,210
Syracuse
$117,380
Rochester
$112,060
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$109,040
Binghamton
$108,810
Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$96,440
Utica-Rome
$96,200
Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area
$94,940
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$93,430

See also: Top paying jobs in Buffalo-Niagara Falls, New York.