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Occupational Employment Statistics


43-4161 Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping

Compile and keep personnel records. Record data for each employee, such as address, weekly earnings, absences, amount of sales or production, supervisory reports, and date of and reason for termination. May prepare reports for employment records, file employment records, or search employee files and furnish information to authorized persons.

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Central Minnesota 31024$23.12/hr$18.21/hr$20.23/hr$22.70/hr$25.34/hr$28.60/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Natural Resources and MiningN/AN/A
Trade, Transportation and Utilities170$24.00/hr
Financial Activities170$25.06/hr
Professional and Business Services860$22.94/hr
Education and Health Services1,270$23.61/hr
Leisure and Hospitality80$24.18/hr
Other Services10$21.49/hr
Public Administration350$25.99/hr
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 30$22.71/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 40$21.11/hrN/A
Northeast Balance of State 40$22.07/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 60$23.59/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 70$22.66/hrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 130$22.07/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 150$20.30/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 150$25.78/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 150$22.35/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 150$21.14/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 160$22.07/hr-7.4%
Southwest Minnesota 170$22.77/hr-8.1%
Southeast Balance of State 170$23.09/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 170$21.11/hr-4.7%
Southeast Minnesota 290$24.93/hr-6.3%
Central Minnesota 310$22.70/hr-6.3%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 2,140$23.93/hr-5.2%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 2,250$23.93/hrN/A
Minnesota 3,330$23.64/hr-5.1%

Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Human Resources Specialists 16,120$34.48/hr7.9%
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 2,760$26.76/hr-14.4%
Correspondence Clerks N/A$24.93/hrN/A
Court, Municipal, and License Clerks 6,390$24.79/hr3.3%
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants 10,090$33.58/hr-20.1%
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 31,510$23.21/hr-9.4%
Paralegals and Legal Assistants 6,140$30.15/hr10.6%
Loan Interviewers and Clerks 5,160$23.77/hr-2.0%
Compliance Officers 6,250$38.18/hr4.5%
Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks 460$31.83/hr-7.9%

  • Inform job applicants of their acceptance or rejection of employment.
  • Gather personnel records from other departments or employees.
  • Explain company personnel policies, benefits, and procedures to employees or job applicants.
  • Search employee files to obtain information for authorized persons and organizations, such as credit bureaus and finance companies.
  • Process, verify, and maintain personnel related documentation, including staffing, recruitment, training, grievances, performance evaluations, classifications, and employee leaves of absence.
  • Answer questions regarding examinations, eligibility, salaries, benefits, and other pertinent information.
  • Examine employee files to answer inquiries and provide information for personnel actions.
  • Answer questions regarding examinations, eligibility, salaries, benefits, and other pertinent information.
  • Process and review employment applications to evaluate qualifications or eligibility of applicants.
  • Request information from law enforcement officials, previous employers, and other references to determine applicants' employment acceptability.