Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping

General Information

Description

Compile and keep personnel records. Record data for each employee, such as address, weekly earnings, absences, amount of sales or production, supervisory reports, and date of and reason for termination. May prepare reports for employment records, file employment records, or search employee files and furnish information to authorized persons.

Business Breakdown

People in this career work in these sectors.

  1. Private, for profit47.11%
  2. State and local government20.71%
  3. Federal government17.91%
  4. Private, not for profit12.42%
  5. Self-employed1.85%

Workplace at a Glance

What you can expect to experience while on the job

  • Responsibility
  • Exposure to job hazards
  • Physical activity
  • Decision making
  • Repetitiveness
  • Level of competition
  • Time pressure

Job Outlook

Overall employment of information clerks is projected to grow 2 percent from 2020 to 2030, slower than the average for all occupations. Despite limited employment growth, about 156,800 openings for information clerks are projected each year, on average, over the decade. Most of those openings are expected to result from the need to replace workers who transfer to different occupations or exit the labor force, such as to retire.

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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$43,250

State-by-state Salary

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$56,280
$31,010
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Education

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • Bachelor's degree 33%
  • Associate's degree 27%
  • High school 21%
  • Some college 11%
  • Post-secondary certificate 5%
  • Master's degree 0%
  • Doctoral degree 0%
  • Post baccalaureate 0%
  • Less than high school 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%
  • First professional degree 0%

Knowledge

  • Clerical
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Personnel and Human Resources
  • Education and Training
  • Computers and Electronics

Skills at a Glance

Skills helpful in this career

  • Verbal skills
  • Critical thinking & problem solving
  • Equipment operation & maintenance
  • Math & science skills
  • Technology design & control
  • Leadership
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