Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping (43-4161)

Occupation 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.

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Employment and Job Openings   (click here for the 10-year forecast)

  Employment Average annual openings
  2016 estimate2026 projectionPercent change Labor force exitsOccupation transfersTotal
Alaska 557585 5.024 3865
United States 141,500138,900 -1.85,900 9,40015,040

Job outlook

  • Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with high employment opportunities. Read more.


2017 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 19.5712.8315.79 18.9823.0427.41
Alaska 22.7016.3518.91 22.8626.0829.61
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 21.5015.3817.73 21.1025.2129.02
Fairbanks North Star Borough 21.8316.5217.45 20.2925.1629.97
Southeast Region 25.3820.7423.20 24.8327.6329.74
Balance of State 21.9315.9518.15 21.1024.4531.41

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
49126 5.337.1 27.4
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation160
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation33
UI claimants previously working in occupation59
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 621
Number of job position postings 51
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 12.2

Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training

Education: Associate's degree Work experience: None On-the-job training: None