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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
2017
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 % $83,060
Administrative and Support Services    4,030  25 % 4,210  25 % 180  4 % $83,140
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    2,930  18 % 3,460  20 % 530  18 % $78,260
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    2,930  18 % 3,460  20 % 530  18 % $78,260
Health Care and Social Assistance    1,580  10 % 1,690  10 % 110  7 % $60,940
Management of Companies and Enterprises    1,200  7 % 1,290  8 % 90  8 % $71,420
Management of Companies and Enterprises    1,200  7 % 1,290  8 % 90  8 % $71,420
Educational Services    940  6 % 1,030  6 % 90  10 % $71,810
Educational Services    940  6 % 1,030  6 % 90  10 % $71,810
Finance and Insurance    820  5 % 840  5 % 20  3 % $80,430
State Government, Excluding Education and Hospitals    600  4 % 610  4 % 10  2 % $72,040
Information    570  4 % 570  3 % 0  1 % $75,970
Wholesale Trade    520  3 % 530  3 % 10  2 % $74,730
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities    510  3 % 530  3 % 20  4 % $81,400
Hospitals    490  3 % 510  3 % 20  5 % $67,270
Ambulatory Health Care Services    440  3 % 500  3 % 60  14 % $60,490
Social Assistance    340  2 % 340  2 % 0  1 % $57,750
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities    310  2 % 340  2 % 30  8 % $55,180
Publishing Industries (except Internet)    260  2 % 240  1 % -20  -5 % $75,930
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods    210  1 % 210  1 % 0  0 % $75,380
Construction    190  1 % 210  1 % 20  10 % $74,440
Accommodation and Food Services    180  1 % 190  1 % 10  4 % $64,150
Other Services (except Government)    170  1 % 180  1 % 10  4 % $65,030
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investm    170  1 % 170  1 % 0  1 % $85,920
Other Information Services    170  1 % 180  1 % 10  6 % $75,510
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods    170  1 % 170  1 % 0  1 % $72,290
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing    160  1 % 150  1 % -10  -10 % $74,910
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Org    150  1 % 160  1 % 10  5 % $64,890
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers    140  1 % 150  1 % 10  4 % $75,320
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing    120  1 % 120  1 % 0  5 % $69,220
Miscellaneous Manufacturing    100  1 % 100  1 % 0  -3 % $71,560
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
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