Human Resources Specialist Salary Information in Virginia

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39,600
25th Percentile Wage
$52,350
50th Percentile Wage
$70,840
75th Percentile Wage
$94,410
90th Percentile Wage
$116,900

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for human resources specialists in Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $116,900. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $70,840. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $39,600.

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
$70,840
4.39% 8.92%
2016
$67,730
2.98% -
2015
$65,710
1.58% -
2014
$64,670
-1.44% -
2013
$65,600
1.65% -
2012
$64,520
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of human resources specialists in some Virginia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of human resources specialists in state of Virginia ranges from $43,660 to $71,120. The highest paying area for human resources specialists in Virginia is Northeastern Virginia nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $71,120. The second highest paying city/area in Virginia State is Richmond (mean annual salary $64,960). The lowest paying area is Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $43,660.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Northeastern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$71,120
Richmond
$64,960
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News
$62,000
Charlottesville
$58,540
Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$58,520
Lynchburg
$53,940
Harrisonburg
$53,020
Roanoke
$52,840
Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford
$51,710
Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol
$50,410
Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$48,580
Danville
$44,180
Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$43,660




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