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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 statistics 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Human Resources Managers in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$76,470
25th Percentile Wage
$95,310
50th Percentile Wage
$121,540
75th Percentile Wage
$155,670
90th Percentile Wage
$197,850

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 $197,850. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $121,540. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $76,470.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$121,540
4.38% 11.37%
2016
$116,220
1.45% -
2015
$114,530
0.31% -
2014
$114,170
4.06% -
2013
$109,540
1.66% -
2012
$107,720
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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 $121,540 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 5.0 percent (5.0%) lower than that in the highest paying Kennewick-Pasco-Richland and 28.8 percent (28.8%) higher than that in the lowest paying Bellingham.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Kennewick-Pasco-Richland
$127,910
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$122,200
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$121,540
Olympia
$116,030
Tacoma
$113,550
Bremerton-Silverdale
$111,100
Yakima
$105,790
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$102,900
Spokane
$101,370
Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$100,890
Mount Vernon-Anacortes
$100,490
Central Washington nonmetropolitan area
$94,110
Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$93,890
Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$90,400
Bellingham
$86,490



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