Human Resources Specialist Salary Information in Ohio

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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,000
25th Percentile Wage
$42,090
50th Percentile Wage
$55,300
75th Percentile Wage
$72,760
90th Percentile Wage
$91,580

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for human resources specialists in Ohio in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $91,580. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $55,300. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33,000.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$15.86
25th Percentile Wage
$20.23
50th Percentile Wage
$26.59
75th Percentile Wage
$34.97
90th Percentile Wage
$44.03

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for human resources specialists in Ohio in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $44.03. The median hourly salary is $26.59. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $15.86.

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
201655,3001.14%4.72%
201554,6701.48%-
201453,8600.17%-
201353,7702.01%-
201252,690--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of human resources specialists in some Ohio cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of human resources specialists in state of Ohio ranges from $35,210 to $58,340. The highest paying area for human resources specialists in Ohio is Columbus with a median annual salary of $58,340. The second highest paying city/area in Ohio State is Cincinnati-Middletown (mean annual salary $57,330). The lowest paying area is Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $35,210.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Columbus
$58,340
Cincinnati-Middletown
$57,330
Dayton
$55,740
Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor
$55,430
Toledo
$55,370
Akron
$53,370
Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$52,970
Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$52,200
Sandusky
$51,810
Springfield
$51,560
Lima
$51,410
West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$50,120
Canton-Massillon
$48,520
Mansfield
$46,110
Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$35,210


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