Human Resources Officer

As a Human Resources (HR) Officer, you'll assist supervisors and managers with human resources tasks including recruitment, review of WHS procedures, policy implementation, and employee inductions.

The average salary of a Human Resources Officer is $55,893 per annum.

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Average salary
$55,893 P/A

Source: (August 2016)
Min average salary
$44,397 P/A

Source: (August 2016)
Max average salary
$71,385 P/A

Source: (August 2016)
Job growth

Projection: 5% more Human Resources Officers employed in Australia in 2020 (compared to 2015)

Employment by region

The top three regions for employment as a Human Resources Officer include:

  • NSW: 33.7%
  • VIC: 25.8%
  • QLD: 15.5%

Key skills required
  • Good planning, organisational, analytical and decision-making skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Tact and discretion when dealing with people and confidential information


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