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Human Resources Manager Salary Information in Pennsylvania

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$73,690
25th Percentile Wage
$91,570
50th Percentile Wage
$117,480
75th Percentile Wage
$153,850
90th Percentile Wage
$201,520

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for human resources managers in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $201,520. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $117,480. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $73,690.

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
$117,480
2.96% 5.06%
2016
$114,000
-1.84% -
2015
$116,100
2.49% -
2014
$113,210
-1.47% -
2013
$114,870
2.91% -
2012
$111,530
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Human Resources Managers in Pennsylvania Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of human resources managers in some Pennsylvania cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of human resources managers in state of Pennsylvania ranges from $91,770 to $162,920. The highest paying area for human resources managers in Pennsylvania is Newark-Union with a median annual salary of $162,920. The second highest paying city/area in Pennsylvania State is Philadelphia (mean annual salary $135,900). The lowest paying area is Erie with a median annual salary of $91,770.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Newark-Union
$162,920
Philadelphia
$135,900
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$134,440
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$123,600
Reading
$111,020
Pittsburgh
$109,950
Lancaster
$106,080
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$103,170
York-Hanover
$101,620
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$101,440
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$100,290
Altoona
$99,510
State College
$98,780
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$97,090
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$95,200
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$94,860
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$94,520
Erie
$91,770




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