Human Resources and Payroll Generalist Career Outlook

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5-Year Average Salary

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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 Administrative Assistant


Additional Opportunities Include:

  • 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. 

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