Human resources assistants, except payroll & timekeeping

Add Comparison

Total Workforce

53k

Average Age

41.4

Estimated Job Growth

-1.84%

10-year projection

Average Salary

$43,436

Average Male Salary

$46,159

Average Female Salary

$42,715

About

Human resources assistants, except payroll & timekeeping are most often employed by the National security & international affairs industry. The average yearly wage for Human resources assistants, except payroll & timekeeping was $43,436 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Human resources assistants, except payroll & timekeeping by wage are Payroll & timekeeping clerks, Wholesale & retail buyers, except farm products, and Computer operators.

Human resources assistants, except payroll & timekeeping are part of the Office & Administrative Support Occupations, along with Firstline supervisors of office & administrative support workers, Switchboard operators, including answering service, Telephone operators, Communications equipment operators, all other, Bill & account collectors, Billing & posting clerks, Bookkeeping, accounting, & auditing clerks, Gaming cage workers, Payroll & timekeeping clerks, Procurement clerks, Tellers, Other financial clerks, Brokerage clerks, Court, municipal, & license clerks, Credit authorizers, checkers, & clerks, Customer service representatives, Eligibility interviewers, government programs, File clerks, Hotel, motel, & resort desk clerks, Interviewers, except eligibility & loan, Library assistants, clerical, Loan interviewers & clerks, New accounts clerks, Human resources assistants, except payroll & timekeeping, Receptionists & information clerks, Reservation & transportation ticket agents & travel clerks, Information & record clerks, all other, Correspondence clerks & order clerks, Cargo & freight agents, Couriers & messengers, Dispatchers, Meter readers, utilities, Postal service clerks, Postal service mail carriers, Postal service mail sorters, processors, & processing machine operators, Production, planning, & expediting clerks, Shipping, receiving, & traffic clerks, Stock clerks & order fillers, Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping, Secretaries & administrative assistants, Computer operators, Data entry keyers, Word processors & typists, Insurance claims & policy processing clerks, Mail clerks & mail machine operators, except postal service, Office clerks, general, Office machine operators, except computer, Proofreaders & copy markers, Statistical assistants, and Miscellaneous office & administrative support workers, including desktop publishers

The top 3 locations that employ the most Human resources assistants, except payroll & timekeeping are Lincoln Trail Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY, Jefferson & Lewis Counties PUMA, NY, and Fountain City PUMA, CO. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Human resources assistants, except payroll & timekeeping are Lincoln Trail Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY, Jefferson & Lewis Counties PUMA, NY, and Fountain City PUMA, CO.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Human resources assistants, except payroll & timekeeping and on wages and locations for those in the field. National security & international affairs is the industry that employs the most Human resources assistants, except payroll & timekeeping, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Human resources assistants, except payroll & timekeeping, by average wage, is Insurance carriers & related activities. Human resources assistants, except payroll & timekeeping are paid most in Lincoln Trail Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY but are relatively concentrated in Lincoln Trail Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$43,436

AVERAGE SALARY

± $4,277

In 2017, Human resources assistants, except payroll & timekeeping earned an average of $43,436, $8,629 less than than the average national salary of $52,065.

Computer operators make somewhat more than Human resources assistants, except payroll & timekeeping while Payroll & timekeeping clerks make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Human resources assistants, except payroll & timekeeping as measured by average annual salary in the US.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Wage Distribution

0.291

WAGE GINI

In 2017, Human resources assistants, except payroll & timekeeping had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.291, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Human resources assistants, except payroll & timekeeping (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Wage by Location

This map shows the Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States shaded by average annual wage for Human resources assistants, except payroll & timekeeping.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Human resources assistants, except payroll & timekeeping

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Human resources assistants, except payroll & timekeeping.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Human resources assistants, except payroll & timekeeping, by number of employees, are National security & international affairs, Employment services, and Hospitals.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Human resources assistants, except payroll & timekeeping, by average wage, are Insurance carriers & related activities, Legal services, and Grocery Stores.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Industries by Share

53k

2017 Workforce

± 5,652

-2.51%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 15.4%

The number of people employed as Human resources assistants, except payroll & timekeeping has been declining at a rate of -2.51%, from 54,378 people in 2016 to 53,011 people in 2017.

This graphic shows the share of Human resources assistants, except payroll & timekeeping employed by various industries. National security & international affairs employs the largest share of Human resources assistants, except payroll & timekeeping at  6%, followed by Employment services with 5.76% and Hospitals with 4.33%.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Diversity

Demographic information on Human resources assistants, except payroll & timekeeping in the US. The average age of male Human resources assistants, except payroll & timekeeping in the workforce is 39.8 and of female Human resources assistants, except payroll & timekeeping is 41.9, and the most common race/ethnicity for Human resources assistants, except payroll & timekeeping is White.

Gender Composition

11.1k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 2,585

41.9k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 5,026

79.1% of Human resources assistants, except payroll & timekeeping are Female, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Human resources assistants, except payroll & timekeeping.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Human resources assistants, except payroll & timekeeping

  1. White

  2. Black

  3. Other

66.8% of Human resources assistants, except payroll & timekeeping are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 21.5% of Human resources assistants, except payroll & timekeeping, Black is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Human resources assistants, except payroll & timekeeping.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Age by Gender

39.8

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 3.73

41.9

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 1.61

The median age of Human resources assistants, except payroll & timekeeping is 41.4, and Male employees are generally 2.11 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Education

Data on higher education choices for Human resources assistants, except payroll & timekeeping from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Human resources assistants, except payroll & timekeeping is Business but a relatively high number of Human resources assistants, except payroll & timekeeping hold a major in Business.

Majors

ACS PUMS data only shows the major for bachelor's degrees. However, we can filter the data based on highest degree obtained.

MOST COMMON MAJORS

MOST SPECIALIZED MAJORS

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Human resources assistants, except payroll & timekeeping from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Human resources assistants, except payroll & timekeeping need many skills, but most especially Reading Comprehension, Active Listening, and Speaking. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Human resources assistants, except payroll & timekeeping need more than the average amount of Active Listening, Reading Comprehension, and Social Perceptiveness.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Bar Chart

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Growth Projections

Projections on wages and job growth for Human resources assistants, except payroll & timekeeping from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 7.4%, but Human resources assistants, except payroll & timekeeping are expected to see a growth of -1.84% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow slower than the national average.

Job Growth

-1.84%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

7.4%

NATIONAL AVERAGE

This line chart shows the 10-year projected employment growth (from 2016 to 2026) for Human resources assistants, except payroll & timekeeping. This profession is expected to grow lower than 7.4%, the average rate of national job growth.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart