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Great Careers in Human Resource Management

Careers in human resource management are filled with opportunity. Human resource managers are needed in every industry sector, and the field offers the opportunity to demonstrate a combination of interpersonal skills, professional knowledge and leadership ability. The U.S. Department of Labor predicts that employment of human resource managers will grow 9% through 2024.

A broad range of tasks will keep you busy in careers in human resource management. You may be called upon to administer employee-related services and resolve employee disputes… coordinate and supervise the work of support staff… oversee an organization's recruitment, interview, selection and hiring processes... plan and coordinate workforce needs... advise management on issues such as equal employment opportunity and sexual harassment... direct disciplinary procedures… and more.

  • $66,240Median Pay
  • The U.S. Dept. of Labor reports an annual median salary of $66,240 for occupations requiring a master's degree.

A career in this field may require you to meet certain licensing, training, and other requirements that can vary by vocation and state. You should check with your state, local government and/or licensing board to find out which requirements may be applicable in your state. Click here for contact information on state licensing/regulatory boards and certain professional licensing information.

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SOURCE: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Human Resources Managers (May 5, 2016), Employment Projections (April 18, 2016).