Human resources assistants, except payroll & timekeeping

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2019 Workforce
60.1k
Average Age
39.9
Estimated Job Growth
−5%
10-year projection
Average Salary
$45,527
Average Male Salary
$49,249
Average Female Salary
$44,357

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 $45,527 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Human resources assistants, except payroll & timekeeping by wage are Miscellaneous installation, maintenance, & repair workers, including wind turbine service technicians, Inspectors, testers, sorters, samplers, & weighers, and Welding, soldering, & brazing workers.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Human resources assistants, except payroll & timekeeping are Norfolk City (Northeast) PUMA, VA and Fountain City PUMA, CO. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Human resources assistants, except payroll & timekeeping are Norfolk City (Northeast) PUMA, VA 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 Executive offices & legislative bodies. Human resources assistants, except payroll & timekeeping are paid most in Lincoln Trail Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY but are relatively concentrated in Norfolk City (Northeast) PUMA, VA.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$45,527
AVERAGE SALARY
± $3,943

In 2019, Human resources assistants, except payroll & timekeeping earned an average of $45,527, $9,997 less than than the average national salary of $55,524.

Welding, soldering, & brazing workers make somewhat more than Human resources assistants, except payroll & timekeeping while Miscellaneous installation, maintenance, & repair workers, including wind turbine service technicians 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.

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Wage Distribution

0.311
WAGE GINI

In 2015, Human resources assistants, except payroll & timekeeping had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.311, which is lower than than the national average of 0.478. 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).

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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.

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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.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Human resources assistants, except payroll & timekeeping, by number of employees, are National security & international affairs, Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges, and Executive offices & legislative bodies.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Human resources assistants, except payroll & timekeeping, by average wage, are Executive offices & legislative bodies, Nondepository credit & related activities, and Insurance carriers.

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Industries by Share

60.1k
2019 Workforce
± 6,018
11.6%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 13%

The number of people employed as Human resources assistants, except payroll & timekeeping has been growing at a rate of 11.6%, from 53,846 people in 2018 to 60,115 people in 2019.

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  7.71%, followed by Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges with 6.4% and Executive offices & legislative bodies with 5.29%.

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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 34.5 and of female Human resources assistants, except payroll & timekeeping is 41.6, and the most common race/ethnicity for Human resources assistants, except payroll & timekeeping is White (Non-Hispanic).

Gender Composition

14.4k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 2,944
45.7k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 5,250

76.1% 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.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Human resources assistants, except payroll & timekeeping
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
  2. Black (Non-Hispanic)
  3. White (Hispanic)

56.2% of Human resources assistants, except payroll & timekeeping are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 16.8% of Human resources assistants, except payroll & timekeeping, Black (Non-Hispanic) 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.

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Age by Gender

34.5
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 2.3
41.6
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 1.6

The median age of Human resources assistants, except payroll & timekeeping is 39.9, and Male employees are generally 7.15 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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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 Interdisciplinary Studies.

Majors

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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.

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Projections

Projections on job growth for Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The 10-year national workforce is projected to grow 3.71%, but Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping are expected to see a growth of −5% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow less than the national average.

Job Growth

For growth projections, the closest comparible industry reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics is Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping.
−5%
Estimated Job Growth
10-year Projection
3.71%
National Growth
10-year Projection

This line chart shows the projected 10-year growth in the number of jobs for Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping. This profession is expected to grow less than than 3.71%, the average rate of national job growth.

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