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Human resources administrative occupations

£14,040 Average salary at age 20
£24,960 Average Salary
37 Average hours per week


Job holders in this unit group provide administrative support for the human resources (HR) operations within organisations.

Main Tasks

  • Supports senior HR staff in the development and implementation of HR and industrial relations policies;
  • Arranges advertisements for jobs in the relevant media;
  • Provides practical support for recruitment and selection procedures such as checking application forms, arranging interviews of candidates and ensuring the interview panel receive all relevant documentation;
  • Provides administrative support for training courses, work placements etc.;
  • Implements and maintains HR records systems.


No formal educational qualifications are required for entry, although most entrants will possess GCSE/S grades. Certification from the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development is available, along with relevant NVQs/SVQs at various levels.

What Human resources administrative occupations studied in higher education

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What Human resources administrative occupations studied in higher education
Occupation Percentage Value
(L4) Social policy1
(L7) Human & social geography1
(W2) Design studies2
(L3) Sociology4
(C1) Biology1
(F1) Chemistry1
(C8) Psychology12
(V3) History by topic1
(W8) Imaginative writing1
(W6) Cinematics & photography1
(Q3) English studies6
(L2) Politics2
(R4) Spanish studies1
(R1) French studies1
(N5) Marketing2
(W4) Drama1
(M1) Law by area2
(M2) Law by topic3
(I2) Information systems1
(N8) Hospitality, leisure, sport, tourism & transport2
(B9) Others in subjects allied to medicine1
(F4) Forensic & archaeological sciences1
(N6) Human resource management12
(V5) Philosophy1
(L1) Economics1
(M9) Others in law1
(N1) Business studies13
(X3) Academic studies in education2
(L5) Social work1
(X1) Training teachers1
(N4) Accounting1
(C6) Sport & exercise science1
(P3) Media studies1
(N2) Management studies6
(V1) History by period3
(L6) Anthropology1

UK Prospects

40100 Workforce Size
3.18% Predicted decline 2023 - 2027
7023 Predicted Replacement 2023 - 2027

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