Human Resources Manager Salary Information in Chattanooga, Tennessee

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$44,150
25th Percentile Wage
$66,190
50th Percentile Wage
$81,630
75th Percentile Wage
$105,040
90th Percentile Wage
$155,480

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for human resources managers in Chattanooga, Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $155,480. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $81,630. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $44,150.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21.22
25th Percentile Wage
$31.82
50th Percentile Wage
$39.25
75th Percentile Wage
$50.50
90th Percentile Wage
$74.75

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for human resources managers in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $74.75. The median hourly salary is $39.25. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21.22.

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
201681,6307.51%6.80%
201575,5000.91%-
201474,8100.86%-
201374,170-2.58%-
201276,080--

Table 3. Compare Human Resources Manager Salary in Chattanooga with Other Tennessee Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $81,630 in Chattanooga is in the middle of salary range for human resources managers in state of Tennessee. In comparison, the annual salary of human resources managers in Chattanooga is 10.7 percent (10.7%) lower than that in the highest paying Memphis and 29.5 percent (29.5%) higher than that in the lowest paying North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Memphis
$91,360
Clarksville
$90,560
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin
$86,510
Chattanooga
$81,630
Jackson
$80,470
Knoxville
$80,330
Johnson City
$72,440
South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$71,380
Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$66,340
Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$61,590
North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$57,540

See also: Top paying jobs in Chattanooga, Tennessee.