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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 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 Managers in Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$72,010
25th Percentile Wage
$89,850
50th Percentile Wage
$114,000
75th Percentile Wage
$151,730
90th Percentile Wage
$201,830

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 $201,830. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $114,000. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $72,010.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34.61
25th Percentile Wage
$43.20
50th Percentile Wage
$54.81
75th Percentile Wage
$72.95
90th Percentile Wage
$97.04

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for human resources managers in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $97.04. The median hourly salary is $54.81. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34.61.

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
2016114,000-1.84%2.17%
2015116,1002.49%-
2014113,210-1.47%-
2013114,8702.91%-
2012111,530--

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 $90,130 to $154,640. The highest paying area for human resources managers in Pennsylvania is Newark-Union with a median annual salary of $154,640. The second highest paying city/area in Pennsylvania State is Philadelphia (mean annual salary $133,810). The lowest paying area is Erie with a median annual salary of $90,130.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Newark-Union
$154,640
Philadelphia
$133,810
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$130,450
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$119,680
Reading
$112,090
Pittsburgh
$109,480
Lancaster
$105,600
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$103,170
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$102,300
York-Hanover
$99,850
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$99,650
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$99,320
State College
$95,370
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$91,490
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$90,950
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$90,530
Erie
$90,130



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