Human Resources Specialists

5.8/10 job score
risk level
by 2031
or $29.94 hourly
as of 2021

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 57% (Robots are watching)

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Qualities required for this occupation:
Assisting and Caring for Others
Social Perceptiveness
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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Human Resources Specialists' job openings is expected to rise 7.5% by 2031
'Human Resources Specialists' is expected to be a fast growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.

What are the median wages for 'Human Resources Specialists' in the United States?

In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Human Resources Specialists' was $62,290, or $29.94 hourly
'Human Resources Specialists' are paid 36.1% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as human resources specialists?

As of 2021 there were 740,830 people employed as Human Resources Specialists within the United States.
This represents around 0.53% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 190 people are employed as Human Resources Specialists.

Job description

Recruit, screen, interview, or place individuals within an organization. May perform other activities in multiple human resources areas.

SOC Code: 13-1071.00


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