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Human Resources Specialists

in Massachusetts

Perform activities in the human resource area. Includes employment specialists who screen, recruit, interview, and place workers. Excludes "Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists" (13-1141) and "Training and Development Specialists" (13-1151).

Occupation Projection for Human Resources Specialists

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Average Annual Typical education needed for entry
2016 2026 Level Percent Exits Transfers Change Openings
131071  Human Resources Specialists 16,041 17,152 1,111 6.93 % 482 1,091 111 1,684 Bachelor's degree 

Human Resources Specialists Projections by Industry

Industry 2016
Employment
Projected 2026 Employment Change
2016-2026
2018
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediat    4,050  25 % 4,230  25 % 180  5 % $83,010
Administrative and Support Services    4,030  25 % 4,210  25 % 180  4 % $83,060
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    2,930  18 % 3,460  20 % 530  18 % $80,530
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    2,930  18 % 3,460  20 % 530  18 % $80,530
Health Care and Social Assistance    1,580  10 % 1,690  10 % 110  7 % $62,110
Management of Companies and Enterprises    1,200  7 % 1,290  8 % 90  8 % $71,220
Management of Companies and Enterprises    1,200  7 % 1,290  8 % 90  8 % $71,220
Educational Services    940  6 % 1,030  6 % 90  10 % $74,560
Educational Services    940  6 % 1,030  6 % 90  10 % $74,560
Finance and Insurance    820  5 % 840  5 % 20  3 % $76,820
State Government, Excluding Education and Hospitals    600  4 % 610  4 % 10  2 % $75,250
Information    570  4 % 570  3 % 0  1 % $78,600
Wholesale Trade    520  3 % 530  3 % 10  2 % $79,640
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities    510  3 % 530  3 % 20  4 % $77,480
Hospitals    490  3 % 510  3 % 20  5 % $68,500
Ambulatory Health Care Services    440  3 % 500  3 % 60  14 % $64,370
Social Assistance    340  2 % 340  2 % 0  1 % $55,360
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities    310  2 % 340  2 % 30  8 % $56,270
Publishing Industries (except Internet)    260  2 % 240  1 % -20  -5 % $78,940
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods    210  1 % 210  1 % 0  0 % $81,140
Construction    190  1 % 210  1 % 20  10 % $75,000
Accommodation and Food Services    180  1 % 190  1 % 10  4 % $61,930
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investm    170  1 % 170  1 % 0  1 % $82,840
Other Information Services    170  1 % 180  1 % 10  6 % $78,260
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods    170  1 % 170  1 % 0  1 % $77,050
Other Services (except Government)    170  1 % 180  1 % 10  4 % $59,010
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing    160  1 % 150  1 % -10  -10 % $80,010
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Org    150  1 % 160  1 % 10  5 % $58,290
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers    140  1 % 150  1 % 10  4 % $78,710
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing    120  1 % 120  1 % 0  5 % $68,100
Miscellaneous Manufacturing    100  1 % 100  1 % 0  -3 % $65,660
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
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