Human resources or industrial relations officer
- Deals with grievance and disciplinary procedures, and with staff welfare and counselling provision.
- Advises on training and recruitment, negotiating procedures, salary agreements and other personnel and industrial relations issues.
- Interviews candidates for jobs.
- Assists with negotiations between management and employees or trades unions concerning pay and conditions of employment.
- Develops and recommends personnel and industrial relations policies, assists with their implementation and drafts staff handbooks.
- Undertakes research into pay differentials, productivity and efficiency bonuses and other payments.
Typical Education Level
Honours, Bachelor's degree
Will retirement created job openings
In the UK, 7% in this profession are aged 55 or above.* They will likely retire in the next 10 years, creating a demand for new workers
*This is based on national data
Average annual earnings
The current average wage for human resources or industrial relations officer is £26,270
The number of jobs in the career for the current year is 4,403. Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full- and part-time jobs.
Over the past year, jobs have been posted for human resources or industrial relations officer roles.
How well does it pay?
Normal pay for this occupation is £26,270 per year. That is about £2,189 per month or £13.47 per hour. New workers generally start on £17,659, while highly experienced workers can earn as much as £42,286
Is it growing or declining?
This career has remained the same over the last 2 years, and is expected to remain the same over the next 4 years. Currently, 4,403 people are employed in the region.