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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).

All Industry Projections for this Occupation

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Annual Average Openings Typical education needed for entry
2014 2024 Level Percent Total Growth Replace-
ments
131071  Human Resources Specialists 13,399 14,025 626 4.67 % 389 63 326 Bachelor's degree 

Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Projection Table Definitions and Notes
Industry 2014
Employment
Projected 2024 Employment Change
2014-2024
2016
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediat    4,010  30 % 4,410  31 % 400  10 % $85,150
Administrative and Support Services    3,980  30 % 4,380  31 % 400  10 % $85,250
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    1,510  11 % 1,610  11 % 100  6 % $75,640
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    1,510  11 % 1,610  11 % 100  6 % $75,640
Health Care and Social Assistance    1,490  11 % 1,650  12 % 160  11 % $60,590
State Government, Excluding Education and Hospitals    1,000  7 % 950  7 % -50  -5 % $66,060
Finance and Insurance    900  7 % 910  6 % 10  1 % $81,460
Educational Services    850  6 % 870  6 % 20  2 % $70,570
Educational Services    850  6 % 870  6 % 20  2 % $70,570
Management of Companies and Enterprises    750  6 % 750  5 % 0  0 % $73,960
Management of Companies and Enterprises    750  6 % 750  5 % 0  0 % $73,960
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities    550  4 % 550  4 % 0  1 % $79,330
Hospitals    490  4 % 530  4 % 40  8 % $66,520
Social Assistance    460  3 % 500  4 % 40  7 % $56,120
Information    420  3 % 440  3 % 20  4 % $76,200
Ambulatory Health Care Services    330  2 % 420  3 % 90  25 % $60,240
Wholesale Trade    280  2 % 270  2 % -10  -3 % $73,480
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing    210  2 % 180  1 % -30  -14 % $70,300
Publishing Industries (except Internet)    210  2 % 220  2 % 10  4 % $77,990
Other Services (except Government)    200  1 % 200  1 % 0  2 % $64,670
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities    200  1 % 210  1 % 10  4 % $57,000
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investm    180  1 % 170  1 % -10  -4 % $101,060
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Org    170  1 % 180  1 % 10  3 % $64,970
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods    160  1 % 150  1 % -10  -5 % $72,670
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities    160  1 % 160  1 % 0  4 % $70,100
Accommodation and Food Services    140  1 % 140  1 % 0  2 % $65,040
Other Information Services    120  1 % 120  1 % 0  4 % $73,190
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Department Economic Research
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