HR Manager Salary in the US

$78,136
per year
per month
$6,510
per month
per year
Bonus
$5,700/year
Bonus
$470/month

HR Manager - Average Salary

The average salary for a HR Manager is $78,136 per year ($6,510 per month), which is $24,646 (+46%) higher than the average salary in the US.
A HR Manager can expect an average starting salary of $52,610. The highest salaries can exceed $110,377.
$52,610
Low
$78,136
Average salary
$110,377
High
$4,380
Low
$6,510
Average salary
$9,200
High
Total pay includes salary and bonus.
$1,500
$61,400
$124,377
Salary$52,610 - 110,377
Bonus$1,500 - 14,000
Total Pay$54,110 - 124,377
$120
$5,130
$10,370
Salary$4,380 - 9,200
Bonus$120 - 1,170
Total Pay$4,500 - 10,370

HR Manager Salary Range

Low
$52,610
Average salary
$78,136
Senior
$97,280
High
$110,377
Low
$4,380
Average salary
$6,510
Senior
$8,110
High
$9,200
Among Human Resources Managers in the US, Assistant HR Managers and HR Office Managers tend to have the lowest salaries, while professionals like HR Compliance Managers, HR Project Managers and Senior HR Managers enjoy the highest salaries.

HR Manager - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Regional HR Manager$109K/year
+39% 
Senior HR Manager$97K/year
+24% 
HR Project Manager$84K/year
+7% 
HR Compliance Manager$82K/year
+5% 
HR Operations Manager$70K/year
 -11%
HR Office Manager$66K/year
 -15%
Assistant HR Manager$53K/year
 -32%

HR Manager - Pay by Experience Level in the United States

An Entry Level HR Manager with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average starting salary of $55,000 per year. A mid career HR Manager with 4-9 years of experience earns an average salary of $73,000, while a Senior HR Manager with 10-20 years of experience makes on average $97,000. HR Managers with more than 20 years of experience earn $88,000 per year on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a HR Manager

Senior▲ +24%
Late Career▲ +13%
Average Salary$78,136/year
Mid Career▼ -7%
Entry Level▼ -30%

Gender Breakdown

Female
79%
Male
21%

HR Manager - Jobs by Location

HR Manager - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on all HR Manager jobs published on Jobted in the last 12 months and on data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS.gov).
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Frequently asked questions about the salary of the HR Manager

How much does a HR Manager make in the US?
A HR Manager in the US earns an average of $78,136 gross per year, which is about $6,510 gross per month. Everything you need to know about the salary of the HR Manager updated to 2022.
What is the starting salary for a HR Manager in the US?
The starting salary of a HR Manager in the US is around $52,610 gross per year. Assistant HR Managers and HR Office Managers usually have a lower salary.
What is the highest salary for a HR Manager in the US?
The highest salary of a HR Manager in the US can reach and exceed $110,377 gross per year. HR Compliance Managers, HR Project Managers and Senior HR Managers usually have the highest salaries.
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