Human Resources and Payroll Generalist Career Outlook

Projected Job Growth

-18.7%

Data from Lightcast, representing our 11-County District

 

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$44,259

Average Yearly Salary

2022-2025 Lightcast data based on Northwood Tech's 11-County District 

Careers

Typical positions available after graduation include:

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Payroll Coordinator

Payroll Coordinators compile and record employee time and payroll data.  Their responsibilities may include computing time worked, production, and commission as well as calculating and posting wages, deductions, or preparing paychecks.

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Human Resources Generalist

Human Resources Generalists perform activities in the human resource area including screening, recruitment, interviewing and placement of workers. They also support growth opportunities for employees and applying policies and procedures.

Additional Opportunities Include:

  • Human Resources Administrative Assistant
  • Human Resources Associate
  • Human Resources Coordinator
  • Human Resources Technician
  • Human Resources Assistant
  • Payroll Assistant
  • Payroll Specialist

 


 

Transfer Opportunities

After you complete your Human Resources and Payroll Generalist technical diploma, you can continue your education to obtain the Human Resource Management associate degree and transfer your credits to another college to earn your bachelor's degree. Northwood Tech has articulation agreements with a variety of four-year universities in Wisconsin. 

See How Your Credits Will Transfer

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Rice Lake Admissions Contact

Nicole Messicci

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715.788.7144

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Jennifer Bednarik

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715.685.3039

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Jodi Saliny

Admissions Advisor

715.752.8119

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Anna Kalin

Admissions Advisor

715.319.7331

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