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 among Utah 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Human Resources Specialists in Utah

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,100
25th Percentile Wage
$38,090
50th Percentile Wage
$51,060
75th Percentile Wage
$69,450
90th Percentile Wage
$89,870

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 $89,870. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $51,060. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32,100.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of human resources specialists from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$51,060
-7.70% 4.13%
2016
$54,990
4.64% -
2015
$52,440
0.25% -
2014
$52,310
3.56% -
2013
$50,450
2.97% -
2012
$48,950
- -

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 $44,910 to $70,140. The highest paying area for human resources specialists in Utah is West Central Utah nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $70,140. The second highest paying city/area in Utah State is Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $59,570). The lowest paying area is Logan with a median annual salary of $44,910.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
West Central Utah nonmetropolitan area
$70,140
Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area
$59,570
St George
$53,040
Ogden-Clearfield
$52,660
Salt Lake City
$51,200
Provo-Orem
$48,980
Northern Utah nonmetropolitan area
$48,810
South Western Utah nonmetropolitan area
$48,700
Logan
$44,910




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