Career Information

​​​​Wh​​​y is this a good career bet?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the need for human resources professionals will grow by 4% in the state of Texas over the next five years. This is an in-demand profession, especially with the growing workforce in the North Texas region.

Job Opportunities

Jobs are available within 25 miles of the DFW Metroplex for those who:

 
$34,400STARTING SALARY
Human Resources Assistants, except Payroll and Timekeeping
 

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All data gathered for Dallas/Fort Worth. Source: CareerOneStop sponsored by US Department of Labor, 2022

What will I learn in the HR program?

Dallas College will teach you the fundamentals of human resources, including:

  • How to recruit, onboard and manage employees
  • Human Resources recordkeeping and management
  • How to interpret and manage benefits and compensation
  • How to understand and explain the legal and ethical issues
  • Material to prepare for the Associate Professional of Human Resources (aPHR) exam from HRCI

Can you explain what my new job would entail?

A human resources assistant career would include the following job tasks:

  • Sort and manage employee records and key documents
  • Prepare files and forms for new employees, update employment status and help new employees get access to resources
  • Work in the HR departments to help manage recruitment, benefits, administration and maintain records for the other employees at that business​​​