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Human Resources Coordinator

Human Resources Coordinators exist in organisations to maximize employee performance in service of their employer's objectives. The Human Resources Coordinator is the port of call for employees with questions regarding their working life.


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Employment Levels

Around 56,100 people are currently employed as Human Resources Coordinators in Australia. This is set to increase slightly to 61,700 people by 2019, according to the Department of Employment.

Employment by State

33.3% of all Human Resources Coordinators are employed in NSW. The area with the lowest number of Human Resources Coordinators is NT, with only 1.6%.

Gender Split

This is a very female dominated industry with 30.2% of Human Resources Coordinators being male and 69.8% female.

Age Brackets

The most popular age for people working as Human Resources Coordinators is 25-34 years old, with 35.2%. A small percentage (3.1%) of people get into this career path older, aged 60-64. There is also a number of people who enjoy a career as Human Resources Coordinators, with 7.5% aged 20-24.

Hours Worked

Human Resources Coordinators work an average of 37.5 hours a week which is 3.4 hours lower than the average for all occupations.

Education Level

The majority of Human Resources Coordinators have a Bachelor Degree qualification (32.7%) or are at a Year 12 level (21.8%). 75.1% of people have a Cert III or higher, whilst 24.9% have a qualification which is Year 12 or lower.

Human Resources Coordinator Duties & Tasks

  • Assist line managers to understand and implement policies
  • Promote equality and diversity across the company
  • Recruiting new and developing existing staff
  • Administering payroll and maintaining records
  • Dealing with grievances and implementing disciplinary actions



*The information provided on this page is from the Department of Employment’s Job Outlook website. All salary ranges are from Payscale. Where jobs are not exact matches, job areas have been used. This information is to be used as a guide only.