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

The annual and hourly salary statistics of human resources managers in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of human resources managers in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue 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-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$73,290
25th Percentile Wage
$91,420
50th Percentile Wage
$116,220
75th Percentile Wage
$147,390
90th Percentile Wage
$184,970

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for human resources managers in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $184,970. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $116,220. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $73,290.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35.24
25th Percentile Wage
$43.95
50th Percentile Wage
$55.88
75th Percentile Wage
$70.86
90th Percentile Wage
$88.93

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for human resources managers in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $88.93. The median hourly salary is $55.88. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $35.24.

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
2016116,2201.45%7.31%
2015114,5300.31%-
2014114,1704.06%-
2013109,5401.66%-
2012107,720--

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

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $116,220 in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue is in the middle of salary range for human resources managers in state of Washington. In comparison, the annual salary of human resources managers in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue is 2.2 percent (2.2%) lower than that in the highest paying Kennewick-Pasco-Richland and 31.0 percent (31.0%) higher than that in the lowest paying Bellingham.

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-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington.