What do human resources managers do?
HR leaders are in charge of an organization’s most precious resource: talent. These professionals must be able to identify and attract talent from various fields. They may also be responsible for payroll, training, and benefits programs depending on their human resources department.
What is the career outlook for human resources managers?
As organizations are formed and expand, human resources experts will be needed to oversee and administer company-wide programs. That’s why employment of human resources managers is projected to grow by 9% from 2014 to 2024 (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2016), faster than the average growth for all occupations. That’s approximately 133,000 new HR management jobs within that time frame.
What can you earn as a human resources manager?
Did you know that the median starting salary for MBA graduates in 2015 reached $100,000? That’s a $45,000 jump from bachelor’s-level business professionals (Graduate Management Admission Council, 2015). When you receive your MBA in Leadership & Organizational Change or General Management you can increase your earning potential even further. In 2015, the BLS reported the median annual wage for human resources managers as $104,440. The highest 10% earned more than $187,200.
According to the BLS, median salaries for human resources managers in the top industries in which they worked in 2015 were as follows:
|Management of companies and enterprises||$118,320|
|Professional, scientific, and technical services||$117,640|
|Health care and social assistance||$89,090|
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