Human Resources Specialist Salary Information in New York

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,480
25th Percentile Wage
$52,390
50th Percentile Wage
$68,280
75th Percentile Wage
$91,790
90th Percentile Wage
$120,050

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for human resources specialists in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $120,050. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $68,280. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $42,480.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20.42
25th Percentile Wage
$25.19
50th Percentile Wage
$32.83
75th Percentile Wage
$44.13
90th Percentile Wage
$57.71

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for human resources specialists in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $57.71. The median hourly salary is $32.83. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20.42.

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
201668,2802.74%11.32%
201566,4104.31%-
201463,5503.24%-
201361,4901.53%-
201260,550--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of human resources specialists in some New York cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of human resources specialists in state of New York ranges from $51,120 to $73,670. The highest paying area for human resources specialists in New York is East Central New York nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $73,670. The second highest paying city/area in New York State is Ithaca (mean annual salary $71,310). The lowest paying area is Glens Falls with a median annual salary of $51,120.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
East Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$73,670
Ithaca
$71,310
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$70,820
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$67,900
Nassau-Suffolk
$64,710
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$63,640
Syracuse
$62,590
Elmira
$62,450
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown
$61,360
Rochester
$61,200
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
$58,750
Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area
$58,740
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$58,170
Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$58,060
Kingston
$54,480
Binghamton
$54,310
Utica-Rome
$51,590
Glens Falls
$51,120


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