Human Resources Specialist Salary Information in Texas

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,880
25th Percentile Wage
$44,050
50th Percentile Wage
$58,940
75th Percentile Wage
$78,730
90th Percentile Wage
$102,890

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for human resources specialists in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $102,890. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $58,940. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33,880.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16.29
25th Percentile Wage
$21.18
50th Percentile Wage
$28.34
75th Percentile Wage
$37.85
90th Percentile Wage
$49.47

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for human resources specialists in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $49.47. The median hourly salary is $28.34. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16.29.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of human resources specialists from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201658,9400.71%8.48%
201558,5202.24%-
201457,2102.32%-
201355,8803.47%-
201253,940--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Human Resources Specialists in Texas Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of human resources specialists in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of human resources specialists in state of Texas ranges from $42,160 to $62,150. The highest paying area for human resources specialists in Texas is Dallas-Plano-Irving with a median annual salary of $62,150. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown (mean annual salary $61,780). The lowest paying area is McAllen-Edinburg-Mission with a median annual salary of $42,160.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$62,150
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$61,780
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$61,050
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$60,820
Midland
$58,860
College Station-Bryan
$57,160
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$57,130
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$57,130
Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$56,820
Fort Worth-Arlington
$56,500
Lubbock
$56,400
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$54,560
Wichita Falls
$54,150
Texarkana-Texarkana
$52,300
Corpus Christi
$52,250
Victoria
$51,860
Odessa
$51,290
Longview
$50,210
Waco
$49,960
Amarillo
$49,450
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$49,240
El Paso
$49,140
San Angelo
$48,120
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$48,040
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$47,380
Tyler
$47,290
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$47,020
Abilene
$46,890
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$46,240
Sherman-Denison
$45,840
Brownsville-Harlingen
$43,420
Laredo
$43,370
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$42,160


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