Human Resources Specialists in Texas
Want to work in Texas as a Human Resources Specialist? Read this first!
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.
The typical state has 6,740 Human Resources Specialists working in it, which means Texas has more Human Resources Specialists than average.
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%.
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.
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|
|Corpus Christi, TX||450||$58,170|
|College Station-Bryan, TX||270||$57,290|
|San Angelo, TX||120||$48,420|
|Wichita Falls, TX||100||$55,590|
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|
Below are the states where Human Resources Specialists get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||$92,420|
Related Careers in TX
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|Occupation||TX Employment Total|
|Labor Relations Specialists||2,590|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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