Delaware Data for Career Pathway Planning
Career Cluster and PathwayMSHSHWHDEmployment
2018
Employment
Change 2016-26
Employment
Growth 2016-26
Avg. Wage
2018
Business Management & Administration  70,570  423           0.6%           $57,661  
Human Resources Management 4,300  224           5.0%           $78,843  
Delaware
Occupations by Career Pathway: Human Resources Management
OccupationMSHSHWHDEmployment
2018
Employment
Change
2016-26
Employment
Growth
2016-26
Avg. Wage
2018
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Compensation and Benefits Managers  40           0           3.4%           $174,380   MNM  OOH
Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists  220           10           5.6%           $76,320   MNM  OOH
Human Resources Managers  390           40           11.6%           $144,060   MNM  OOH
Human Resources Specialists 2,210           130           7.3%           $67,530   MNM  OOH
Labor Relations Specialists  400           -60           -5.6%           $70,730** MNM  OOH
Training and Development Managers  70           20           16.2%           $137,430   MNM  OOH
Training and Development Specialists 970           100           10.7%           $69,440   MNM  OOH
Mid-Atlantic States
Occupations by Career Pathway: Human Resources Management
OccupationEmployment
2018
Employment
Change 2016-26
Employment
Growth 2016-26
Avg. Wage
2018
Compensation and Benefits Managers1,690      100  5.4%           $153,290  
Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists10,460      850  8.1%           $76,957  
Human Resources Managers17,110      1,400  8.8%           $146,596  
Human Resources Specialists84,550      6,380  7.9%           $74,588  
Labor Relations Specialists11,130      -990  -6.1%           $90,887  
Training and Development Managers4,540      470  11.0%           $139,684  
Training and Development Specialists39,590      4,430  11.8%           $70,224  

 ** National wage data; the state data is not available.
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 • Sources: Delaware Department of Labor and U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics
 • Mid-Atlantic includes Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Virginia.
 • MS, HS, HW and HD are abbreviations for Middle Skill, High Skill, High Wage and High Demand Occupations
 • MS & HS Cluster/Pathway: A Cluster/Pathway is designated as MS if, within the cluster/pathway, the percentage of MS occupations is at least thirty (30) percent
   of the total number of occupations reported for that cluster/pathway. The same process is used to determine HS clusters/pathways.
 • HW & HD Cluster/Pathway: A Cluster/Pathway is designated as HW if, within the cluster/pathway, the total employment for HW occupations is greater than the
   total employment for non-HW occupations. The same process is used to determine HD for clusters/pathways.