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Human Resources Manager Salary Information in Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

The annual and hourly salary statistics of human resources managers in Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of human resources managers in Scranton--Wilkes-Barre is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Human Resources Managers in Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$63,610
25th Percentile Wage
$74,170
50th Percentile Wage
$91,490
75th Percentile Wage
$119,100
90th Percentile Wage
$175,000

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for human resources managers in Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $175,000. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $91,490. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $63,610.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30.58
25th Percentile Wage
$35.65
50th Percentile Wage
$43.99
75th Percentile Wage
$57.26
90th Percentile Wage
$84.13

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for human resources managers in Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $84.13. The median hourly salary is $43.99. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $30.58.

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
201691,490-1.46%8.81%
201592,8304.69%-
201488,480-8.75%-
201396,22013.29%-
201283,430--

Table 3. Compare Human Resources Manager Salary in Scranton--Wilkes-Barre with Other Pennsylvania Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $91,490 in Scranton--Wilkes-Barre is in the middle of salary range for human resources managers in state of Pennsylvania. In comparison, the annual salary of human resources managers in Scranton--Wilkes-Barre is 40.8 percent (40.8%) lower than that in the highest paying Newark-Union and 1.5 percent (1.5%) higher than that in the lowest paying Erie.

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

See also: Top paying jobs in Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.