Personnel clerks

Personnel clerks

NOC
1415

Assist personnel officers and human resources specialists and process information relating to staffing, recruitment, training, labour relations and performance evaluations.

Quick facts

3 Year Outlook

Undetermined
Undetermined

3 Year Job Openings

15
 

Median Hourly Wage

$25.00
$21.00
Low
$29.23
High

Median Salary

$47,424
 

Typically Required

High school or specific training

Employed

149
 

% Working Full Time

90%
 

% Working Full Year

81%
 
Job details

Full NOC Description

Personnel clerks assist personnel officers and human resources specialists and compile, maintain and process information relating to staffing, recruitment, training, labour relations, performance evaluations and classifications. They are employed in personnel departments throughout the private and public sectors.

Main Duties

Personnel clerks perform some or all of the following duties:

  • Process, verify and register documentation relating to personnel activities such as staffing, recruitment, training, grievances, performance evaluations and classifications
  • Maintain and update manual and computerized filing and registration systems, and compile and prepare reports and documents relating to personnel activities
  • Respond to telephone and written enquiries from staff and the general public regarding personnel matters
  • Arrange for advertising or posting of job vacancies, assist in screening and rating of job applicants, and conduct reference checks
  • Administer and score employment tests, such as keyboarding and proofreading tests
  • Arrange for in-house and external training activities.

Also Known As

  • classification clerk - human resources
  • employment clerk
  • human resources assistant
  • human resources clerk
  • labour relations clerk
  • personnel services clerk
  • staffing clerk
  • training clerk
Requirements

Employment Requirements

  • Completion of secondary school is usually required.
  • Completion of college or other courses in personnel administration may be required.
  • Some clerical experience may be required.

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.

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90.3%
Female
9.7%
Male
Employment by age

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

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0.0%
15-24
13.3%
25-34
33.3%
35-44
26.7%
45-54
26.7%
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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0.0%
No Certificate, Diploma or Degree
30.0%
High School, Diploma or Equivalent
6.7%
Apprenticeship or Trades Certificate or Diploma
36.7%
College or University Below Bachelor Level
26.7%
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.

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37.5%
Public administration
12.5%
Health care and social assistance
9.4%
Manufacturing
40.6%
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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6.50%
Northeast
29.00%
Southeast
19.40%
Southwest
22.60%
Central
22.60%
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.

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N/A
Northeast
$54,269
Southeast
N/A
Southwest
$40,137
Central
$47,245
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
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

$47,424

Workers Employed Full-time, Full-year

$52,307

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

New Brunswick

$47,424

Newfoundland

$35,548

Prince Edward Island

$52,173

Nova Scotia

$39,130

Canada

$44,728
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

15
 

New Jobs: 3 Year

0
 

Retirements/Deaths: 3 Year

15
 

Ten Year Outlook

Total Openings: 10 Year

51
 

New Jobs: 10 Year

2
 

Retirements/Deaths: 10 Year

49