Human resources assistants, except payroll & timekeeping

Detailed Occupation

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2020 Workforce
56.8k
Average Age
40.5
Estimated Job Growth
−5%
10-year projection
Average Salary
$45,449
Average Male Salary
$53,928
Average Female Salary
$43,135

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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 $45,449 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Human resources assistants, except payroll & timekeeping by wage are Wholesale & retail buyers, except farm products, Travel agents, and Marriage and family therapists.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Human resources assistants, except payroll & timekeeping are George Washington Regional Commission (South) PUMA, VA, Muscogee & Chattahoochee Counties PUMA, GA, and Hope Mills & Spring Lake Towns PUMA, NC. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Human resources assistants, except payroll & timekeeping are Hope Mills & Spring Lake Towns PUMA, NC, George Washington Regional Commission (South) PUMA, VA, and Manhattan City PUMA, KS.

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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 Management, scientific & technical consulting services. Human resources assistants, except payroll & timekeeping are paid most in Dale City, Lake Ridge & Woodbridge PUMA, VA but are relatively concentrated in Hope Mills & Spring Lake Towns PUMA, NC.

Yearly Wage

$45,449
AVERAGE SALARY
± $4,142

In 2020, Human resources assistants, except payroll & timekeeping earned an average of $45,449, $10,505 less than than the average national salary of $55,954.

Wholesale & retail buyers, except farm products make somewhat more than Human resources assistants, except payroll & timekeeping while Marriage and family therapists 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

0.332
WAGE GINI

In 2015, Human resources assistants, except payroll & timekeeping had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.332, 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 by Share

56.8k
2020 Workforce
± 5,848
4.3%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 14.1%

The number of people employed as Human resources assistants, except payroll & timekeeping has been growing at a rate of 4.3%, from 54,417 people in 2019 to 56,756 people in 2020.

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  7.18%, followed by Executive offices & legislative bodies with 5.3% and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges with 4.76%.

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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 38.9 and of female Human resources assistants, except payroll & timekeeping is 40.9, and the most common race/ethnicity for Human resources assistants, except payroll & timekeeping is White (Non-Hispanic).

Composition by Sex

12.2k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 2,708
44.6k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 5,183

78.6% of Human resources assistants, except payroll & timekeeping are Female, making them the more common sex in the occupation. This chart shows the sex 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)

55.1% of Human resources assistants, except payroll & timekeeping are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 17.7% 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 Sex

38.9
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 3.25
40.9
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 1.6

The median age of Human resources assistants, except payroll & timekeeping is 40.5, and Male employees are generally 2.03 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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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 Psychology.

Majors

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predictive-analysisSkills

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 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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