Human Resources Managers
SOC: 11-3121.00

Description:

Plan, direct, or coordinate human resources activities and staff of an organization.


National Salary Information:

Hourly Statistics:

Annual Statistics:

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2015 wage data.


Alternate Titles:

  • Apprenticeship Training Representative
  • Benefit Director
  • Benefits Manager
  • Commissioner of Conciliation
  • Compensation Manager
  • Director of Employee Development
  • Director of Employer Services
  • Director of Human Resources
  • Director of Industrial Relations
  • Director of Personnel
  • Director of Placement
  • Director of Training
  • Director of Workforce Development
  • Diversity Manager
  • Education and Training Manager
  • Efficiency Manager
  • Employee Benefits Director
  • Employee Benefits Manager
  • Employee Relations Manager
  • Employee Welfare Manager
  • Employee Wellness/Fitness Coordinator
  • Employment Manager
  • Employment Recruiter
  • Field Advisor
  • Head of Human Resources
  • Hospital Personnel Director
  • Human Resource Officer
  • Human Resources Administrator (HR Administrator)
  • Human Resources Coordinator (HR Coordinator)
  • Human Resources Director (HR Director)
  • Human Resources Generalist (HR Generalist)
  • Human Resources Manager (HR Manager)
  • Human Resources Officer (HR Officer)
  • Human Resources Supervisor
  • Human Resources Vice President
  • Human Services Manager
  • Industrial Relations Director
  • Industrial Relations Manager
  • Job Analysis Manager
  • Labor Relations Director
  • Labor Relations Manager
  • Labor Training Manager
  • Manpower Development Specialist Manager
  • Merit System Director
  • Organizational Development Manager
  • Personnel Administrator
  • Personnel Director
  • Personnel Generalist Manager
  • Personnel Manager
  • Position Classification Manager
  • Position Description Manager
  • Recruiting Manager
  • Recruitment Director
  • Recruitment Manager
  • Staffing Manager
  • Training Director
  • Wage and Salary Administrator


  • Job Zone Four: Considerable Preparation Needed

    Experience:

    A considerable amount of work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is needed for these occupations. For example, an accountant must complete four years of college and work for several years in accounting to be considered qualified.

    Education:

    Most of these occupations require a four-year bachelor's degree, but some do not.

    Job Training:

    Employees in these occupations usually need several years of work-related experience, on-the-job training, and/or vocational training.


    Required Skills:

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Active Listening
  • Writing
  • Speaking
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Critical Thinking
  • Active Learning
  • Learning Strategies
  • Monitoring
  • Social Perceptiveness
  • Coordination
  • Persuasion
  • Negotiation
  • Instructing
  • Service Orientation
  • Complex Problem Solving
  • Operations Analysis
  • Technology Design
  • Programming
  • Operation Monitoring
  • Quality Control Analysis
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Systems Analysis
  • Systems Evaluation
  • Time Management
  • Management of Financial Resources
  • Management of Material Resources
  • Management of Personnel Resources

  • Knowledge Used:

  • Administration and Management
  • Clerical
  • Economics and Accounting
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Personnel and Human Resources
  • Production and Processing
  • Computers and Electronics
  • Engineering and Technology
  • Mathematics
  • Psychology
  • Sociology and Anthropology
  • Geography
  • Medicine and Dentistry
  • Therapy and Counseling
  • Education and Training
  • English Language
  • Foreign Language
  • History and Archeology
  • Philosophy and Theology
  • Public Safety and Security
  • Law and Government
  • Telecommunications
  • Communications and Media
  • Transportation


  • Tasks:

  • Administer compensation, benefits and performance management systems, and safety and recreation programs.
  • Identify staff vacancies and recruit, interview and select applicants.
  • Allocate human resources, ensuring appropriate matches between personnel.
  • Provide current and prospective employees with information about policies, job duties, working conditions, wages, opportunities for promotion and employee benefits.
  • Perform difficult staffing duties, including dealing with understaffing, refereeing disputes, firing employees, and administering disciplinary procedures.
  • Advise managers on organizational policy matters such as equal employment opportunity and sexual harassment, and recommend needed changes.
  • Analyze and modify compensation and benefits policies to establish competitive programs and ensure compliance with legal requirements.
  • Plan and conduct new employee orientation to foster positive attitude toward organizational objectives.
  • Serve as a link between management and employees by handling questions, interpreting and administering contracts and helping resolve work-related problems.
  • Plan, direct, supervise, and coordinate work activities of subordinates and staff relating to employment, compensation, labor relations, and employee relations.
  • Analyze training needs to design employee development, language training and health and safety programs.
  • Maintain records and compile statistical reports concerning personnel-related data such as hires, transfers, performance appraisals, and absenteeism rates.
  • Analyze statistical data and reports to identify and determine causes of personnel problems and develop recommendations for improvement of organization's personnel policies and practices.
  • Plan, organize, direct, control or coordinate the personnel, training, or labor relations activities of an organization.
  • Conduct exit interviews to identify reasons for employee termination.
  • Investigate and report on industrial accidents for insurance carriers.
  • Represent organization at personnel-related hearings and investigations.
  • Negotiate bargaining agreements and help interpret labor contracts.
  • Prepare personnel forecast to project employment needs.
  • Prepare and follow budgets for personnel operations.
  • Develop, administer and evaluate applicant tests.
  • Oversee the evaluation, classification and rating of occupations and job positions.
  • Study legislation, arbitration decisions, and collective bargaining contracts to assess industry trends.
  • Develop or administer special projects in areas such as pay equity, savings bond programs, day-care, and employee awards.
  • Provide terminated employees with outplacement or relocation assistance.
  • Contract with vendors to provide employee services, such as food service, transportation, or relocation service.

  • Tools & Technology:

  • Audio recording equipment
  • Desktop computers
  • Notebook computers
  • Personal computers
  • Scanners
  • AASoftTech Web Organization Chart
  • AccountantsWorld Payroll Relief
  • ADP Enterprise HR
  • ADP ezLaborManager
  • ADP HR/Benefits Solution
  • ADP HR/Profile
  • ADP Pay eXpert
  • AllNetic Working Time Tracker
  • Applicant Tracking Systems ATS software
  • Arrow Electronics N/Compass
  • Atlas Business Solutions Staff Files
  • Authoria Adviser
  • Automation Centre Personnel Tracker
  • Ceridian software
  • Corel WordPerfect software
  • Data Management TimeClock Plus software
  • Defense Travel System
  • Deltek Vision
  • Exact Software Macola ES Labor Performance
  • Fidelity HR/Payroll
  • Focus software
  • Halogen e360
  • Halogen ePraisal
  • Harpers Payroll Services HR la Carte
  • Human resource information system HRIS software
  • Human resource management software HRMS
  • IBM Lotus 1-2-3
  • Inception Technologies InfiniTime
  • Infor ERP SyteLine
  • Infor SSA Human Capital Management
  • Infotronics Attendance Enterprise
  • interactive Personnel Electronic Records Management System iPERMS
  • Intuit QuickBooks software
  • iSystems Evolution Payroll and Tax Management
  • Jantek Electronics Jupiter Time & Attendance
  • Kronos Enterprise Workforce Management
  • Kronos Workforce Timekeeper
  • Lawson Human Resource Management
  • Lawson Human Resources Suite
  • Microsoft Access
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Great Plains software
  • Microsoft Office SharePoint Server MOSS
  • Microsoft Office software
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Microsoft Publisher
  • Microsoft Visio
  • Microsoft Word
  • Midrange Software XpertHire
  • New World Systems Logos.NET
  • Norchard Solutions Succession Wizard
  • Nuvosoft Rwiz
  • Oracle HRIS
  • Oracle PeopleSoft software
  • Paychex software
  • Paycor Payroll Management software
  • Paylocity Web Pay
  • PDF readers
  • People-Trak software
  • peoplefluent Performance
  • peoplefluent Recruiting
  • Pereless Systems software
  • Qqest TimeForce
  • QuestionMark software
  • Qwiz software
  • Sage Abra HRMS
  • Sage Peachtree software
  • SAP BusinessObjects Crystal Reports
  • SAP software
  • Savitr RecruitX
  • Soft Trac Microix Timesheet
  • Standard Installation and Division Personnel Reporting System SIDPERS
  • Stratitec TimeIPS
  • Stromberg Enterprise
  • Taleo Enterprise Talent Management Suite
  • Tesseract Benefits Manager
  • Tesseract Human Resources Manager
  • Total Officer Personnel Management Information System TOPMIS
  • Training software
  • Tyler Technologies MUNIS
  • UCN inContact Workforce Management Software WFM
  • Ultimate Software UltiPro Workplace
  • Unicorn HRO Open4
  • UniFocus Watson Human Resources Manager
  • Web browser software
  • WhizLabs software
  • WinOcular software


  • management


    industry stats

    SOC: 11-0000

    Total Employed: 6,936,990

    Average Annual Salary: $115,020