Human Resources Specialist Salary Information in Utah

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,280
25th Percentile Wage
$41,220
50th Percentile Wage
$54,990
75th Percentile Wage
$73,440
90th Percentile Wage
$95,310

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for human resources specialists in Utah in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $95,310. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $54,990. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33,280.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16.00
25th Percentile Wage
$19.82
50th Percentile Wage
$26.44
75th Percentile Wage
$35.31
90th Percentile Wage
$45.82

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for human resources specialists in Utah in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $45.82. The median hourly salary is $26.44. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16.00.

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
201654,9904.64%10.98%
201552,4400.25%-
201452,3103.56%-
201350,4502.97%-
201248,950--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of human resources specialists in some Utah cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of human resources specialists in state of Utah ranges from $48,350 to $57,130. The highest paying area for human resources specialists in Utah is Ogden-Clearfield with a median annual salary of $57,130. The second highest paying city/area in Utah State is Salt Lake City (mean annual salary $56,780). The lowest paying area is St George with a median annual salary of $48,350.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Ogden-Clearfield
$57,130
Salt Lake City
$56,780
Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area
$50,130
South Western Utah nonmetropolitan area
$49,930
Logan
$49,590
Provo-Orem
$48,860
St George
$48,350



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