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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
Northeast Minnesota 16018$21.46/hr$15.34/hr$19.18/hr$19.60/hr$24.01/hr$27.78/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Natural Resources and MiningN/AN/A
Trade, Transportation and Utilities290$24.18/hr
Financial Activities170$24.47/hr
Professional and Business Services720$24.15/hr
Education and Health Services1,230$24.15/hr
Leisure and Hospitality20$24.26/hr
Other Services10$25.04/hr
Public Administration370$24.99/hr
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 30$19.76/hrN/A
Northeast Balance of State 30$22.95/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 50$19.06/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 60$22.81/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 70$23.24/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 140$19.60/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 150$24.15/hrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 150$22.38/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 150$23.99/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 160$19.60/hr-4.7%
Southwest Balance of State 170$19.76/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 180$22.53/hr-7.4%
Southwest Minnesota 180$21.90/hr-8.1%
Rochester MN MSA 180$25.02/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 320$24.56/hr-6.3%
Central Minnesota 340$23.78/hr-6.3%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 1,890$24.34/hr-5.2%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 2,000$24.34/hrN/A
Minnesota 3,140$24.18/hr-5.1%

Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Human Resources Specialists 16,370$32.10/hr7.9%
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 2,810$25.27/hr-14.4%
Correspondence Clerks N/AN/AN/A
Court, Municipal, and License Clerks 6,690$24.68/hr3.3%
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants 10,140$31.55/hr-20.1%
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 30,730$23.80/hr-9.4%
Paralegals and Legal Assistants 6,080$30.53/hr10.6%
Loan Interviewers and Clerks 4,500$24.46/hr-2.0%
Compliance Officers 5,130$39.47/hr4.5%
Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks 220$24.83/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.