How much does a Human Resources Manager make in the United States?
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The average salary for a human resources manager is $68,533 per year in the United States and $5,000 cash bonus per year.
Salaries by years of experience in the United States
Best-paid skills and qualifications for human resources managers
Certified Project Manager
The jobs requiring this certification have decrease by 66.67% since 2017. Human Resources Managers with this certification earn +64.38% more than the average base salary, which is $68,533 per year.
|Year||Number of job openings on Indeed requiring this certification||Change from previous year|
|2014||1||increase by 1|
|2015||7||increase by 600.00%|
|2016||8||increase by 14.29%|
|2017||6||decrease by 25.00%|
|2018||2||decrease by 66.67%|
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More critical skills and qualifications that pay well
|Top field of study|
Human Resources Degree
62% of Human resources managers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area
Frequently asked questions
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