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Human Resources Manager Salary Information in State College, Pennsylvania

The annual and hourly salary statistics of human resources managers in State College, Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of human resources managers in State College 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 State College, Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$64,930
25th Percentile Wage
$82,040
50th Percentile Wage
$95,370
75th Percentile Wage
$119,470
90th Percentile Wage
$145,860

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for human resources managers in State College, Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $145,860. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $95,370. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $64,930.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31.22
25th Percentile Wage
$39.44
50th Percentile Wage
$45.85
75th Percentile Wage
$57.44
90th Percentile Wage
$70.13

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for human resources managers in State College, Pennsylvania. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $70.13. The median hourly salary is $45.85. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31.22.

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
201695,3706.25%7.60%
201589,410-7.71%-
201496,300-3.76%-
201399,92011.81%-
201288,120--

Table 3. Compare Human Resources Manager Salary in State College with Other Pennsylvania Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $95,370 in State College 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 State College is 38.3 percent (38.3%) lower than that in the highest paying Newark-Union and 5.5 percent (5.5%) 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 State College, Pennsylvania.