Graduate Salary
4 years
Avg Length

Human Resources Requirements

Human Resource professionals are responsible for recruiting, screening, interviewing, hiring, and employee retention. A bachelor's degree program typically includes a comprehensive overview of human resources principles and practices, business and technology training and communication courses. A master's degree offers advanced training in human resources and managerial concepts and theories, which prepares individuals for leadership positions.

Human Resources Careers

The career trajectory of people with a Human Resources degree appears to be focused around a few careers. The most common career that users with Human Resources degrees have experience in is Human Resources Manager, followed by Recruiter, Career Counselor, Executive Assistant, Compensation and Benefits Manager, Office Manager, Administrative Assistant, Customer Service Representative, Psychologist, and Bill and Account Collector.

Career % of graduates % of population Multiple
Human Resources Manager 11.2% 0.5% 21.2×
Recruiter 7.5% 0.5% 14.3×
Career Counselor 2.3% 0.2% 11.2×
Executive Assistant 2.1% 0.7% 3.1×
Compensation and Benefits Manager 2.1% 0.0% 103.3×
Office Manager 2.1% 0.9% 2.3×
Administrative Assistant 2.3% 1.5% 1.6×
Customer Service Representative 2.4% 2.1% 1.2×
Psychologist 0.5% 0.2% 2.0×
Bill and Account Collector 1.1% 0.1% 9.3×

Human Resources Salary

Human Resources graduates earn on average $k, putting them in the bottom percentile of earners with a degree.

Percentile Earnings after graduation ($1000s USD)
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Human Resources Underemployment

Human Resources graduates are highly employed compared to other graduates. We have collected data on three types of underemployment. Part-time refers to work that is less than 30 hours per week. Non-college refers to work that does not require a college degree. Low-paying includes a list of low-wage service jobs such as janitorial work, serving, or dishwashing.

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