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Human Resources Specialists in Arizona

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18.1% Jobs Projection
$55,830 Median Salary
1,260 Job Openings

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

  • Projected employment for Human Resources Specialists in Arizona is growing faster than average.

  • Human Resources Specialists in Arizona earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Human Resources Specialists Work in Arizona?

In 2018, there were 10,750 Human Resources Specialists working in the state.

There were 10,060 Human Resources Specialists employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 690 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Human Resources Specialists in AZ Employment Trend

The typical state has 6,740 Human Resources Specialists working in it, which means Arizona has more Human Resources Specialists than average.

Human Resources Specialists in AZ vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Arizona

Jobs for Human Resources Specialists in this state are growing at a rate of 18.1% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 7.1%.

Job Projections for Human Resources Specialists: Nation vs. AZ

Arizona Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 1,260 annual Human Resources Specialists job openings in Arizona, and 12,280 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 57,600 annual jobs and 586,700 total jobs in 2026.

What do Human Resources Specialists Make in Arizona?

In 2018 wages for Human Resources Specialists ranged from $33,800 to $95,940 with $55,830 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $16.25 to $46.12. The median hourly rate was $26.84.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $26.12 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.72.

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

Human Resources Specialists Earnings: AZ vs. National Average

Top Arizona Metros for Human Resources Specialists

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

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 8,520 $56,400
Tucson, AZ 1,250 $53,280
Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ 170 $71,920
Flagstaff, AZ 160 $51,510
Prescott, AZ 150 $48,720
Yuma, AZ 140 $46,660
Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ 120 $48,460

Top States for Human Resources Specialists Employment

The table below shows the states where most Human Resources Specialists work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 64,980 $68,500
Texas 47,880 $61,140
New York 41,300 $66,940
Florida 35,350 $53,060
Illinois 24,540 $58,060
Pennsylvania 24,140 $62,800
Ohio 23,760 $57,830
Georgia 21,060 $54,480
Virginia 20,710 $71,790
New Jersey 17,510 $69,400
Washington 17,250 $65,710
Massachusetts 17,130 $68,110
North Carolina 17,070 $59,070
Michigan 16,500 $57,890
Wisconsin 14,150 $57,650
Maryland 12,710 $71,280
Minnesota 12,670 $60,350
Colorado 12,550 $64,150
Indiana 12,460 $52,370
Tennessee 12,190 $51,380

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

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $92,420
Virginia $71,790
Maryland $71,280
New Jersey $69,400
Rhode Island $68,980
California $68,500
Massachusetts $68,110
Alaska $66,950
New York $66,940
Connecticut $65,990

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Occupation AZ Employment Total
Labor Relations Specialists 510

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