According to Payscale.com, 90 percent of HR Manager salaries are under $88,000 while the lower paid 10 percent earns less than $41,000. The average HR Manager salary on Payscale is roughly $61,000. The combined average of all three sources is $81,481.
Yes salary should take in to account for a job you might want but don't let it stop you from doing what you love! Follow your path and take risks! These answers can also changed based on the company or position you take. Working very hard is the best piece of advice I can give you!!