Human Resources Specialist Salary Information in Oregon

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,410
25th Percentile Wage
$43,660
50th Percentile Wage
$55,360
75th Percentile Wage
$70,980
90th Percentile Wage
$89,930

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for human resources specialists in Oregon in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $89,930. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $55,360. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,410.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16.54
25th Percentile Wage
$20.99
50th Percentile Wage
$26.62
75th Percentile Wage
$34.13
90th Percentile Wage
$43.24

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for human resources specialists in Oregon in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $43.24. The median hourly salary is $26.62. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16.54.

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
201655,3601.70%5.38%
201554,420-0.39%-
201454,6302.89%-
201353,0501.26%-
201252,380--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of human resources specialists in some Oregon cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of human resources specialists in state of Oregon ranges from $32,170 to $57,000. The highest paying area for human resources specialists in Oregon is Salem with a median annual salary of $57,000. The second highest paying city/area in Oregon State is Bend (mean annual salary $54,570). The lowest paying area is North Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $32,170.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Salem
$57,000
Bend
$54,570
Corvallis
$53,790
Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area
$53,520
Medford
$52,020
Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area
$49,370
Southern Oregon and Linn County nonmetropolitan area
$47,320
Eugene-Springfield
$44,290
North Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area
$32,170


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