Human Resources Managers are known for having more than just Income Tax Returns, Disciplinary Procedures, and Personnel Files. You can read about other common personality traits here:
Now that you have the skills necessary to secure a career in your dream job, we've taken it a step further to figure out what type of education might be necessary or helpful. The results showed that 42.4% of Human Resources Managers have graduated with a bachelor's degree. What's more is that 30.0% of people in this position have earned their master's degrees. While it may be true that most Human Resources Managers have a college degree, you may find it also true that generally it's possible to be successful in this career with only a high school degree. In fact, our research shows that one out of every seven Human Resources Managers were not college graduates.
The Human Resources Managers who went onto college to earn a more in-depth education generally studied Business and Human Resources Management, while a small population of Human Resources Managers studied Psychology and Management.
Once you've obtained the level of education you're comfortable with, you're prepared to start applying to become a Human Resources Manager. We've found that typically Human Resources Managers are mostly employed at Robert Half International, Amazon, and Genesis HealthCare. Of recent, Robert Half International had 32 positions open for Human Resources Managers. Meanwhile, there are 25 job openings at Amazon and 17 at Genesis HealthCare.
Since salary is super important to some, it's good to note that Human Resources Managers are figured to earn the highest salaries at King & Spalding, Fox Rothschild, and Ken Garff Automotive Group. If you were to take a closer look at King & Spalding, you'd find that the average Human Resources Manager salary is $143,681. Then, onto Fox Rothschild, Human Resources Managers receive an average salary of $134,249, while the salary at Ken Garff Automotive Group is $131,267. Now, we need to figure out how difficult it will be to earn a spot with these companies. Currently, King & Spalding has 0 jobs listed for Human Resources Managers. Additionally, Fox Rothschild and Ken Garff Automotive Group only have 0 and 0 job openings.
Salaries aside, the most respected Human Resources Managers are working at US Army, Target, and The Home Depot. By assessing which schools Human Resources Managers mainly earn their degrees, and comparing that with the companies that have hired a significant number of Human Resources Managers from the top 100 educational institutions in the United States, we're able to determine the most prestigious companies.
For the most part, Human Resources Managers make their living in the Manufacturing and Professional industries. Human Resources Managers tend to make the most in the Finance industry with an average salary of $95,691, while they generally only make $87,486 and $85,006 in the Retail and Technology industries respectively. Additionally, Human Resources Managers who work in the Finance industry make 17.7% more than Human Resources Managers in the Hospitality Industry.