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Human Resources Specialists

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $36.69
Statewide median: $25.22

 

This career pays above the statewide median wage.


Wages for Human Resources Specialists *

Area Low Median High
U S
$25.36 $33.32 $45.50
Minnesota
$29.24 $36.69 $47.20
Central Minnesota
$28.15 $33.80 $41.62
Northeast Minnesota
$25.17 $31.71 $39.69
Northwest Minnesota
$28.19 $32.76 $39.05
Southeast Minnesota
$29.71 $37.66 $48.27
Southwest Minnesota
$27.43 $33.09 $40.49
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$29.93 $38.21 $49.26

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 16,890 workers employed in this large career.

Where do Human Resources Specialists most often work?

 

Current Demand

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This career is currently in very high demand.

 

Future Demand

This career is seeing high growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 14,307 new Human Resources Specialists to meet market demand between 2020-2030. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Human Resources Specialists
Area Employment Employment Change
2020 2030 Number Percent
U S 674,800 745,100 70,200 10.4%
Minnesota 13,599 14,680 1,081 7.9%
Central Minnesota 984 1,069 85 8.6%
Northeast Minnesota 400 411 11 2.8%
Northwest Minnesota 627 665 38 6.1%
Southeast Minnesota 993 1,025 32 3.2%
Southwest Minnesota 499 523 24 4.8%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 10,275 11,190 915 8.9%


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