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Human Resources Managers in Texas

Considering a career as a Human Resources Manager in Texas?

19.2% Jobs Projection
$117,330 Median Salary
690 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Human Resources Managers in Texas are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Human Resources Managers in Texas is growing faster than average.

  • Human Resources Managers in Texas earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Human Resources Managers Work in Texas?

In Texas, there were 8,210 people working as Human Resources Managers in the year 2018.

There were 7,090 Human Resources Managers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 1,120 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Human Resources Managers in TX Employment Trend

The typical state has 1,560 Human Resources Managers working in it, which means Texas has more Human Resources Managers than average.

Human Resources Managers in TX vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Texas

Jobs for Human Resources Managers in this state are growing at a rate of 19.2% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.0%.

Job Projections for Human Resources Managers: Nation vs. TX

Texas Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 690 annual job openings, and a total of 7,870 jobs for Texas Human Resources Managers in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 12,400 annual jobs and 148,400 total jobs in 2026.

What do Human Resources Managers Make in Texas?

In 2018 wages for Human Resources Managers ranged from $70,390 to $198,090 with $117,330 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $33.84 to $95.24. The median hourly rate was $56.41.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $58.25 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate declined by $1.84.

The median salary in Texas is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Human Resources Managers Earnings: TX vs. National Average

Top Texas Metros for Human Resources Managers

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Human Resources Managers.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 2,840 $122,230
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 2,430 $127,080
Austin-Round Rock, TX 760 $114,750
San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX 610 $109,900
El Paso, TX 130 $94,980
Midland, TX 120 $97,290
Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX 100 $104,230
Corpus Christi, TX 100 $91,980
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX 70 $91,440
College Station-Bryan, TX 60 $102,310
Lubbock, TX 60 $87,210
Killeen-Temple, TX 60 $103,720
Waco, TX 60 $98,980
Laredo, TX 40 $99,240
Amarillo, TX 40 $99,860
Longview, TX 30 $90,070
Brownsville-Harlingen, TX 30 $99,330

Top States for Human Resources Managers Employment

View the list below to see where most Human Resources Managers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 19,050 $132,280
New York 10,230 $133,470
Illinois 9,960 $106,370
Texas 8,210 $117,330
Florida 7,200 $95,030
Massachusetts 6,310 $123,750
Georgia 5,240 $111,470
Pennsylvania 4,840 $117,790
Ohio 4,560 $109,630
Minnesota 4,370 $109,950
New Jersey 4,100 $147,500
Virginia 3,750 $130,970
Michigan 3,720 $103,390
North Carolina 3,560 $112,520
Washington 3,320 $123,150
Arizona 3,060 $90,560
Connecticut 2,720 $122,920
Wisconsin 2,510 $109,110
Maryland 2,490 $132,080
Oregon 2,290 $97,030

Below are the states where Human Resources Managers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $157,250
New Jersey $147,500
Rhode Island $143,910
New York $133,470
California $132,280
Maryland $132,080
Virginia $130,970
Delaware $130,840
Colorado $129,880
Massachusetts $123,750


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