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Human Resources Manager Salary Information in Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington

The annual and hourly salary statistics of human resources managers in Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of human resources managers in Seattle-Bellevue-Everett is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Human Resources Managers in Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$73,980
25th Percentile Wage
$92,090
50th Percentile Wage
$117,080
75th Percentile Wage
$148,770
90th Percentile Wage
$187,910

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for human resources managers in Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $187,910. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $117,080. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $73,980.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35.57
25th Percentile Wage
$44.28
50th Percentile Wage
$56.29
75th Percentile Wage
$71.52
90th Percentile Wage
$90.34

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for human resources managers in Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $90.34. The median hourly salary is $56.29. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $35.57.

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
2016117,080-0.02%6.56%
2015117,1000.41%-
2014116,6203.76%-
2013112,2302.52%-
2012109,400--

Table 3. Compare Human Resources Manager Salary in Seattle-Bellevue-Everett with Other Washington Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $117,080, Seattle-Bellevue-Everett is the second highest paying city for human resources managers in state of Washington, following the highest paying city Kennewick-Pasco-Richland (median annual salary of $118,850). Compared with Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, the median annual salary of human resources managers in Seattle-Bellevue-Everett is 1.5 percent (1.5%) lower.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Kennewick-Pasco-Richland
$118,850
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$117,080
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$116,220
Olympia
$107,280
Bremerton-Silverdale
$106,110
Tacoma
$104,130
Yakima
$102,220
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$97,050
Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$94,480
Central Washington nonmetropolitan area
$94,110
Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$93,890
Spokane
$93,660
Bellingham
$80,230

See also: Top paying jobs in Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington.