According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), employment of human resources managers is projected to grow 6 percent from 2019 to 2029, faster than the average for all occupations. As new companies form and organizations expand their operations, they will need human resources managers to administer and monitor their programs and to ensure that firms adhere to changing employment laws.
According to BLS, The median annual wage for human resources managers was $121,220 in May 2020. For information specific to one of the following occupations, check out the BLS occupational outlook handbook on Human Resources.
Human resources managers are employed in nearly every industry. They work in offices, and most work full time during regular business hours. Here are some occupations within Human Resources:
- Human Resource Managers
- Human Resource Specialists
- Human Resource Assistants