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 37055$19.60/hr$14.23/hr$16.67/hr$19.33/hr$22.75/hr$25.06/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Natural Resources and MiningN/AN/A
Construction20$21.18/hr
Manufacturing260$19.97/hr
Trade, Transportation and Utilities540$20.44/hr
Information40$22.07/hr
Financial Activities220$21.11/hr
Professional and Business Services800$22.53/hr
Education and Health Services1,970$20.63/hr
Leisure and Hospitality60$17.57/hr
Other Services40$17.70/hr
Public Administration320$22.51/hr
 
Geography EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 40$19.65/hrN/A
Northeast Balance of State 40$20.30/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 50$18.76/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 60$19.30/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 90$18.46/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 110$19.63/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 160$18.64/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 210$17.67/hr-8.7%
Northwest Balance of State 220$19.41/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 230$21.32/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 280$19.32/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 310$18.89/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 310$19.50/hr-8.0%
Northwest Minnesota 370$19.33/hr-5.1%
Southeast Minnesota 370$19.11/hr-5.1%
Central Minnesota 640$22.06/hr-4.1%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 2,460$21.82/hr-0.8%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 2,830$21.93/hrN/A
Minnesota 4,280$21.17/hr-3.4%


Occupations EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Employment, Recruitment, and Placement Specialists 12,670$29.57/hr5.4%
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 2,550$24.46/hr-1.2%
Correspondence Clerks 30$20.60/hr3.1%
Court, Municipal, and License Clerks 3,990$22.02/hr6.3%
Executive Secretaries and Administrative Assistants 12,510$26.92/hr-17.2%
Paralegals and Legal Assistants 4,890$26.81/hr13.3%
Secretaries, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 31,920$19.72/hr-7.3%
Loan Interviewers and Clerks 5,530$20.02/hr6.3%
Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks 720$23.79/hr-0.5%
Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks 6,230$21.65/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.