Human Resources Schools
In Boston, Massachusetts

There are 5 human resources schools in Boston for faculty to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in human resources in the city of Boston, which encompasses human resources training at the following levels:

  • Human Resources Certificate
  • Associates degree in Human Resources
  • Bachelors degree in Human Resources
  • Masters degree in Human Resources


Professional Trends

Boston Vs. Massachusetts Human Resources Employment

Boston 1,730
Massachusetts 16,330

Exactly 1,730 of the 4,880 human resources professionals employed in Massachusetts, work in Boston. The number of human resources professionals in Boston has shrunk by 71% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for human resources professionals in Boston has decreased, overall employment in Boston has increased.

Boston Vs. Massachusetts Human Resources employment growth

9,420 9,750 9,980 10,260 4,880
5,980 6,190 6,400 6,510 1,730
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Massachusetts
  • Dark Yellow: Boston

Human Resources VS. All professions salaries in Boston

$51,645 $51,825 $55,260 $58,220 $46,860
$52,100 $54,000 $56,060 $58,330 $59,410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Human Resources in Boston
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Boston

In Boston, salaries for human resources professionals have decreased. Boston human resources professionals made $46,860 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for human resources professionals in Boston was $51,645 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The decline in the salary of human resources professionals in Boston is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Human resources professionals in Boston

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Human resources professionals in Boston make a median yearly salary of $46,780. The 10% of human resources professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $31,360 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 105% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Human resources professionals and related professions in Boston

Human Resources
Organizational Psychology
Business Administration
Business Management

On average human resources professionals in Boston earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Boston.

Educational Trends

Human Resources schools in Boston


There are 5 accredited human resources schools in the city. Many of Boston's human resources professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Human Resources Programs Offered In Boston


There are a total of 6 degree and certificate programs in human resources offered by Boston's human resources schools.

Student Completed Human Resources Degrees In Boston


In 2010 approximately 86 students graduated from human resources courses.

Human Resources Faculty Salaries in Boston, Massachusetts

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