Workplace is going away. Move to Workmates
now to get the first 90 days free.

How Much Money Do HR Professionals Make? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Aug 04, 2014
15-day free trial workmates logo Try Out Our
Employee Engagement Software For Free
checkmark No credit card needed checkmark Less then 5 min to set up

Data released this year by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) found that in 2012 the median annual wage for HR specialists was $55,800. The lowest 10% earned less than $32,770 while the top 10% got paid more than $95,380.

Labor relations specialists stats showed a median annual wage of $54,660 with the lowest 10% earning less than $17,690 and the top 10% taking in more than $99,030.

HR professionals are in good position in terms of job outlook. According to the BLS report, employment is projected to grow 7% through 2022 for human resources specialists and labor relations specialists. Despite the positive projection, the growth is a tad bit slower than the average for all occupations which is 11%.

Tweet: Human resources salary and job outlook @HRCloud INFOGRAPHIC

"Job prospects for human resources specialists are expected to be favorable,” according to the BLS report. "Overall, candidates with a bachelor’s degree and related work experience should have the best job prospects."

Check out the infographic below for details from the BLS report.



Was this article helpful?
Yes, thanks
Not really
🎉 Awesome!
Thanks so much for your feedback!
Got it!
Thanks for your feedback!
The 12 Most Common HR Mistakes
Learn how to avoid common HR mistakes that frustrate employees and plague organizations.
Download Now