Human resources managers

Human resources managers

NOC
0112

Manage and evaluate the operations of human resources departments, and develop and implement policies and procedures regarding recruitment, collective bargaining and training.

Quick facts

3 Year Outlook

Good
Good

3 Year Job Openings

91
 

Median Hourly Wage

$43.27
$31.32
Low
$72.12
High

Median Salary

$69,120
 

Typically Required

University

Employed

754
 

% Working Full Time

98%
 

% Working Full Year

90%
 
Job details

Full NOC Description

Human resources managers plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the operations of human resources and personnel departments, and develop and implement policies, programs and procedures regarding human resource planning, recruitment, collective bargaining, training and development, occupation classification and pay and benefit administration. They represent management and participate actively on various joint committees to maintain ongoing relations between management and employees. Human resources managers are employed throughout the private and public sectors.

Main Duties

Human resources managers perform some or all of the following duties:

  • Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the operations of human resources or personnel departments
  • Plan human resource requirements in conjunction with other departmental managers
  • Co-ordinate internal and external training and recruitment activities
  • Develop and implement labour relations policies and procedures and negotiate collective agreements
  • Administer employee development, language training and health and safety programs
  • Advise and assist other departmental managers on interpretation and administration of personnel policies and programs
  • Oversee the classification and rating of occupations
  • Organize and conduct employee information meetings on employment policy, benefits and compensation and participate actively on various joint committees
  • Direct the organization's quality management program
  • Ensure compliance with legislation such as the Pay Equity Act.

Also Known As

  • employer-employee relations manager
  • human resources administrator
  • human resources manager
  • industrial relations manager
  • occupational health and safety manager
  • pay and benefits manager
  • personnel services manager
  • personnel training and development manager
  • recruiting manager
  • staff relations manager
Requirements

Employment Requirements

  • A bachelor's degree in a field related to personnel management, such as business administration, industrial relations, commerce or psychology or Completion of a professional development program in personnel administration is required.
  • Several years of experience as a personnel officer or human resource specialist are required.
  • Some employers may require human resources managers to hold a Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) designation.

Provincial Regulation

Not Provincially Regulated

Employment by Sex

The following graph shows the percentage of men and women working in this occupation in New Brunswick.

Data legend

68.3%
Female
31.7%
Male
Employment by age

The following graph shows the breakdown of all persons working in this occupation in New Brunswick by age group.

Data legend

1.9%
15-24
14.9%
25-34
35.1%
35-44
29.9%
45-54
18.2%
55-64
0.0%
65+
Employment by highest level of education

The following graph shows the breakdown of all persons working in this occupation in New Brunswick by highest level of education achieved.

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1.3%
No Certificate, Diploma or Degree
19.4%
High School, Diploma or Equivalent
1.3%
Apprenticeship or Trades Certificate or Diploma
36.8%
College or University Below Bachelor Level
41.3%
University - Bachelor Level or Above
Employment by Industry

The following graph shows the industry groups in which the largest shares of persons working in this occupation in New Brunswick are employed. Small percentages for all top three industry groups may suggest employment for this occupation is widely distributed amongst many industry groups.

Data legend

14.2%
Public administration
13.5%
Manufacturing
10.3%
Professional, scientific and technical services
61.9%
All Other Industries
Employment by Economic Regions

The following graph shows the breakdown of all persons employed in this occupation in New Brunswick by which economic region they reside in.

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7.10%
Northeast
30.50%
Southeast
27.30%
Southwest
24.00%
Central
11.00%
Northwest
Province of New Brunswick Economic Regions

Economic Regions

The following map displays New Brunswick’s five economic regions. An economic region (ER) is a grouping of counties, created as a standard unit for analysis of regional economic activity across Canada.

Annual Median Salary by Economic Regions

The following graph shows the median salary of all persons employed in this occupation in each of New Brunswick’s five economic regions.

Data legend

$43,627
Northeast
$67,014
Southeast
$79,139
Southwest
$69,407
Central
$72,445
Northwest
Province of New Brunswick Economic Regions

Economic Regions

The following map displays New Brunswick’s five economic regions. An economic region (ER) is a grouping of counties, created as a standard unit for analysis of regional economic activity across Canada.

Hourly Median Wages by Economic Regions

The following represents the median hourly wage of all persons employed in this occupation in each of New Brunswick’s five economic regions.

No Data Available

Southeast

$44.71
$38.46
Low
$76.92
High
No Data Available
No Data Available

Northwest

$43.27
$31.32
Low
$72.12
High
Salary

This following represents the median salary of all persons employed in this occupation compared to the median salary of workers employed in this occupation that work full-time year-round.

All Workers Employed in this Occupation

$69,120

Workers Employed Full-time, Full-year

$72,955

This following represents the median salary of persons employed in this occupation across each of the Atlantic Provinces and nationally.

New Brunswick

$69,120

Newfoundland

$85,825

Prince Edward Island

$73,840

Nova Scotia

$74,865

Canada

$83,127
Employment Outlook

The following represents the number of job openings that are expected to occur in this occupation over the next three and ten years respectively, broken down by openings expected to result from growth (“new jobs”) and openings expected to result from attrition (death and retirements).

Three Year Outlook

Total Openings: 3 Year

91
 

New Jobs: 3 Year

1
 

Retirements/Deaths: 3 Year

89
 

Ten Year Outlook

Total Openings: 10 Year

323
 

New Jobs: 10 Year

12
 

Retirements/Deaths: 10 Year

311