Occupational Employment Statistics


DETAILED OCCUPATION DATA

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 EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
Northwest Minnesota 23014$19.91/hr$15.54/hr$17.19/hr$19.52/hr$22.88/hr$25.20/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Natural Resources and MiningN/AN/A
ConstructionN/AN/A
Manufacturing240$20.12/hr
Trade, Transportation and Utilities450$20.51/hr
InformationN/A$22.32/hr
Financial Activities170$21.92/hr
Professional and Business Services730$22.81/hr
Education and Health Services1,040$20.85/hr
Leisure and Hospitality50$18.00/hr
Other Services40$17.90/hr
Public Administration410$22.97/hr
 
Geography EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 30$18.60/hrN/A
Northeast Balance of State 40$21.22/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 50$19.06/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 50$19.32/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 90$18.61/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 100$20.28/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 120$19.51/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 120$18.89/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 130$18.88/hr-8.7%
Southeast Balance of State 150$21.37/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 160$18.90/hrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 170$19.31/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 190$19.10/hr-8.0%
Northwest Minnesota 230$19.52/hr-5.1%
Southeast Minnesota 230$20.28/hr-5.1%
Central Minnesota 320$19.92/hr-4.1%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 2,160$22.25/hr-0.8%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 2,250$22.24/hrN/A
Minnesota 3,170$21.52/hr-3.4%


Occupations EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Human Resources Specialists 13,000$30.74/hr5.4%
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 2,480$24.85/hr-1.2%
Correspondence Clerks N/A$22.72/hr3.1%
Court, Municipal, and License Clerks 7,290$22.84/hr6.3%
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants 10,720$28.59/hr-17.2%
Paralegals and Legal Assistants 5,580$26.80/hr13.3%
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 32,660$20.01/hr-7.3%
Loan Interviewers and Clerks 5,760$20.35/hr6.3%
Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks 570$23.91/hr-0.5%
Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks 6,790$22.52/hr7.0%


  • 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.
  • Record data for each employee, including such information as addresses, weekly earnings, absences, amount of sales or production, supervisory reports on performance, and dates of and reasons for terminations.
  • Examine employee files to answer inquiries and provide information for personnel actions.
  • Gather personnel records from other departments or employees.