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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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Human Resources Managers in State College, Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$72,800
25th Percentile Wage
$86,890
50th Percentile Wage
$98,780
75th Percentile Wage
$121,320
90th Percentile Wage
$149,630

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 $149,630. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $98,780. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $72,800.

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
$98,780
3.45% 10.79%
2016
$95,370
6.25% -
2015
$89,410
-7.71% -
2014
$96,300
-3.76% -
2013
$99,920
11.81% -
2012
$88,120
- -

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 $98,780 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 39.4 percent (39.4%) lower than that in the highest paying Newark-Union and 7.1 percent (7.1%) higher than that in the lowest paying Erie.

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



See also: Top paying jobs in State College, Pennsylvania.