HR Salary in Idaho

Jobseekers interested in breaking into the expanding world of human resources will find high growth opportunities in Idaho. In fact, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) has identified human resources managers among Idaho’s top fifty fastest growing occupational classifications. Yet managers are not the only HR professionals that are benefiting from an optimistic employment outlook.

Human Resources Management Salaries in Idaho

Positive job growth projections through 2026 for HR management professionals speak to the vitality of Idaho’s HR field. For example, the number of HR managers here is projected to increase by 15.4 percent between 2016 and 2026, which is significantly more than the national projected growth rate of 9 percent for this profession.

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Grand Canyon University
M.B.A. in Strategic Human Resource Management
Purdue University Global
Online Graduate Certificate in Human Resources
Southern New Hampshire University
B.S. in Business Administration - Human Resources Management and M.S. in Human Resource Management. M.B.A. in Human Resource Management also available.
Walden University
Online MS in Human Resource Management
Pepperdine
Online master's in HR. Aligns with SHRM requirements - No GRE/GMAT required
Saint Joseph's University
MS in Strategic Human Resource Management Program

A closer look at the salaries for HR management professionals in Idaho’s largest metro areas of Coeur d’Alene and Boise City is available through the following tables:

Coeur d’Alene

The top earning HR management professionals in Idaho’s largest metro regions are Coeur d’Alene’s HR managers, who earn a median salary of $86,200, which is about $8,000 more than the state median.

Occupation
Annual 25th percentile wage
Annual 75th percentile wage
Human Resources Managers
69130
100600

 
Boise City
HR managers in Boise City earn a median salary of $82,340, just slightly behind Coeur d’Alene’s median salary of $86,200 for these professionals and about $4,000 more than the state median.

Occupation
Annual 25th percentile wage
Annual 75th percentile wage
Compensation and Benefits Managers
68130
115260
Human Resources Managers
69810
107050
Training and Development Managers
65000
96770

 

Human Resources Specialist and Assistant Salaries in Idaho

The annual median salaries for Idaho’s HR specialists are largely consistent, with most posting salaries in the mid $50,000s.

More information on salaries for Idaho’s HR specialists and assistants can be found in the following tables:

Coeur d’Alene
The top earners at the 90th percentile among Coeur d’Alene’s HR assistants and specialists are HR specialists, at $79,540, followed closely by training and development specialists, at $78,690.

Occupation
Annual 25th percentile wage
Annual 75th percentile wage
Human Resources Specialists
41030
65410
Training and Development Specialists
37520
61060
Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping
29850
39060

 
Boise City
HR specialists are the top earners in Boise City, posting a median salary of $57,150. HR assistants in Boise City also earn a slightly higher median salary than their counterparts in Coeur d’Alene—$40,940 vs. $34,630.

Occupation
Annual 25th percentile wage
Annual 75th percentile wage
Human Resources Specialists
42670
74510
Labor Relations Specialists
-
-
Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists
40900
75690
Training and Development Specialists
41260
62800
Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping
34200
46390

 

Salary and employment data compiled by the United States Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics in May of 2018 for human resources managers, specialists, and assistants – https://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes_id.htm#11-9111. The BLS salary data shown here represents median – 90th percentile salary ranges for the state and its MSAs (Metropolitan Statistical Areas) and includes workers at all levels of education and experience. This data does not represent starting salaries. 

Job growth projections sourced from the Idaho Department of Labor and published in the U.S. Department of Labor-funded Long Term Occupational Projections (2016-2026) database – https://projectionscentral.com/Projections/LongTerm. Employment conditions in your area may vary.

All salary and job growth data accessed in September 2019.

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