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The HR Industry Will Grow Approximately 22% by 2018

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics*, overall employment in human resources will grow by approximately 22% between 2008 and 2018, much faster than the average for all occupations. Human resources, training, and labor relations managers and specialists are employed in virtually every industry, with the private sector accounting for roughly 80% of salaried jobs.

HR Manager Projected Average Salary Is $99,720**

College graduates and those who have earned certification should have the best job opportunities. An advanced degree, such as the Masters in Human Resources offered by The University of Scranton, is becoming increasingly important for human resource positions. In fact, the Bureau highly recommends advanced degrees for those seeking general and top management positions.

College graduates and those who have earned certification should have the best job opportunities. An advanced degree, such as the MS in Human Resources offered by The University of Scranton, is becoming increasingly important for human resource positions. In fact, the Bureau highly recommends advanced degrees for those seeking general and top management positions.

To learn more about how you can benefit from an online MS in Human Resources from The University of Scranton, request more information or call us at (866) 373-9547.

* Employment statistics information is from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2010-11 Edition

** Salary Projection information is from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2012-2013 Edition [http://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/human-resources-managers.htm] Accessed 05/01/13