Human resources managers

National Occupation Code (NOC): 0112  ยท  Browse All Occupations

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.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Benefits Manager
  • Chief Safety Officer - Occupational Health And Safety
  • Classification And Compensation Chief
  • Compensation Manager
  • Disability Management Program Manager
  • Employee Benefits Director
  • Employee Benefits Manager
  • Employer-employee Relations Manager
  • Employment Equity Chief
  • Employment Equity Director - Human Resources
  • Employment Equity Manager - Human Resources
  • Employment Manager
  • Health And Safety Co-ordinator
  • Human Resources Administrator
  • Human Resources Development And Planning Director
  • Human Resources Development Director
  • Human Resources Director
  • Human Resources Management Director
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Human Resources Planning Manager
  • Industrial Relations Manager
  • Job Evaluation And Salary Research Manager
  • Labour Relations Director
  • Labour Relations Manager
  • Language Training Director
  • Occupational Health And Safety Manager
  • Occupational Training Director - Human Resources
  • Official Languages Chief
  • Official Languages Manager
  • Pay And Benefits Director
  • Pay And Benefits Manager
  • Pay Services Director - Human Resources
  • Pay-processing Division Director - Government Services
  • Pensions And Benefits Manager
  • Personnel Administration Manager
  • Personnel And Industrial Relations Director
  • Personnel Chief
  • Personnel Director
  • Personnel Manager
  • Personnel Services Director
  • Personnel Services Manager
  • Personnel Training And Development Manager
  • Recruiting Director
  • Recruiting Manager
  • Salary Research And Administration Manager
  • Staff Relations Chief
  • Staff Relations Manager
  • Staff Training And Development Chief
  • Staff Training And Development Manager
  • Staff Training Co-ordinator
  • Staffing Chief
  • Training And Development Manager
  • Training Chief
  • Vocational Training Director - Human Resources
  • Wage And Salary Administration Manager
  • 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
  • Employment Equity Manager - Human Resources
  • Manager EHS
  • HUMAN RESOURCES - Coordinator
  • Health And Safety Coordinator
  • H&S Coordinator

Median Income by Education

The following table details the median income for various education levels for human resources managers.

Education Level Median Income
No certificate, diploma or degree N/A
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate $94,966
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma N/A
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma $85,953
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level $97,976
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above $95,853
Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree $90,567
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

Median Income by Gender

The following table details median income by gender for human resources managers.

Gender Median Income
Male $90,567
Female $100,409
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Extracted Salary Information (5 samples)

The following salary data has been extracted from job posts indexed on this website over the last year for human resources managers.

$57,000.00
Lowest Observed
$110,000.00
Highest Observed
$67,000.00
25th Percentile
$80,800.00
Average
$84,000.00
Median
$86,000.00
75th Percentile

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Regional Employment Participation by Age Group

This chart and accompanying table outlines regional employment participation by age group for human resources managers

Age Group Employed Individuals
15 to 24 years 10
25 to 34 years 160
35 to 44 years 515
45 to 54 years 375
55 to 64 years 235
65 to 74 years 20
75 years and over 0
Total 1,305
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Employment Type

This chart outlines regional employment participation by employment type for human resources managers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated employment type, or refer to the table below.

Employment Type Employed Individuals
Full Time 325
Part Time 1,020
Total 1,350
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Gender

This chart outlines regional employment participation by gender for human resources managers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated gender, or refer to the table below.

Gender Employed Individuals
Male 375
Female 975
Total 1,350
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Class of Worker

This chart outlines regional employment participation by class of worker for human resources managers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated class, or refer to the table below.

Class Employed Individuals
Employee 1,305
Self Employed 0
Total 1,305
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Labour Force Status

This chart outlines regional employment participation by labour force status for human resources managers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated labour status, or refer to the table below.

Labour Status Individuals
Employed 1,280
Unemployed 25
Total 1,305
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Education Level

This chart outlines regional employment participation by education level for human resources managers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated education level, or refer to the table below.

Education Level Individuals
No certificate, diploma or degree 25
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate 150
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 10
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 410
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 60
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 695
Total 1,350
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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