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Human Resources Specialists in Texas

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Human Resources Specialists in Texas

Want to work in Texas as a Human Resources Specialist? Read this first!

15.7% Jobs Projection
$61,140 Median Salary
5,760 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Human Resources Specialists Work in Texas?

In Texas, there were 47,880 people working as Human Resources Specialists in the year 2018.

There were 47,660 Human Resources Specialists employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 220 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Human Resources Specialists in TX Employment Trend

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

Human Resources Specialists in TX vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Texas

Jobs for Human Resources Specialists in this state are growing at a rate of 15.7% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 7.1%.

Job Projections for Human Resources Specialists: Nation vs. TX

Texas Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 5,760 annual job openings, and 56,550 total jobs in 2026 for Human Resources Specialists in this state.

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

What do Human Resources Specialists Make in Texas?

In 2018 wages for Human Resources Specialists ranged from $36,350 to $103,170 with $61,140 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $17.47 to $49.6. The median hourly rate was $29.39.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $29.33 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.06.

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

Human Resources Specialists Earnings: TX vs. National Average

Top Texas 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
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 15,710 $62,430
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 12,380 $63,830
Austin-Round Rock, TX 5,560 $60,680
San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX 5,110 $65,580
El Paso, TX 970 $49,600
Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX 480 $52,560
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX 450 $45,980
Corpus Christi, TX 450 $58,170
Killeen-Temple, TX 440 $61,740
Waco, TX 390 $49,510
Lubbock, TX 370 $51,660
Tyler, TX 300 $46,340
Midland, TX 290 $64,850
Brownsville-Harlingen, TX 290 $50,260
Laredo, TX 280 $42,950
College Station-Bryan, TX 270 $57,290
Longview, TX 240 $50,280
Amarillo, TX 230 $57,000
Odessa, TX 200 $53,200
Abilene, TX 180 $45,750
San Angelo, TX 120 $48,420
Texarkana, TX-AR 110 $56,370
Wichita Falls, TX 100 $55,590
Victoria, TX 100 $43,320
Sherman-Denison, TX 100 $47,920

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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