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Pay Trends for Human Resources Jobs

Updated October 9, 2018

From helping people pick their best medical plan to ensuring employees are paid on time, human resources jobs focus on hiring, training, and compensating a company's employees. Generally found in organizations of 100 employees or more, this job category is present in virtually every industry.

Wage Growth for Human Resources Jobs, Q3 2018


since last quarter


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The PayScale Index tracks quarterly changes in total cash compensation for full-time, private industry employees and education professionals in the United States. In addition to a national index, it includes separate indices for specific industries, metropolitan areas, job categories, and company sizes. The PayScale Index uses 2006 average total cash compensation as a baseline.

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