Human Resources Manager Salary Information in Tennessee

The average annual and hourly salaries for human resources managers in the state of Tennessee are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of human resources managers among Tennessee metropolitan 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 Tennessee

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$45,570
25th Percentile Wage
$61,400
50th Percentile Wage
$82,690
75th Percentile Wage
$111,360
90th Percentile Wage
$159,750

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for human resources managers in Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $159,750. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $82,690. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $45,570.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21.91
25th Percentile Wage
$29.52
50th Percentile Wage
$39.75
75th Percentile Wage
$53.54
90th Percentile Wage
$76.81

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for human resources managers in Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $76.81. The median hourly salary is $39.75. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21.91.

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
201682,6905.68%6.64%
201577,990-0.77%-
201478,5901.13%-
201377,7000.64%-
201277,200--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Human Resources Managers in Tennessee Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of human resources managers in some Tennessee cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of human resources managers in state of Tennessee ranges from $57,540 to $91,360. The highest paying area for human resources managers in Tennessee is Memphis with a median annual salary of $91,360. The second highest paying city/area in Tennessee State is Clarksville (mean annual salary $90,560). The lowest paying area is North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $57,540.

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


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