HR Analyst

Driving HR excellence through analytics and insights


An HR analyst is a professional who specialises in analysing data related to the workforce of an organisation. They use statistical analysis and software tools to interpret data about employee performance, recruitment, retention, compensation, benefits as well as other HR-related metrics. The job roles and responsibilities of an HR Analyst includes data collection and analysis, presenting reports on HR metrics, conducting research on HR trends, ensuring compliance with employment laws and regulations, assisting in the recruitment along with selection process.

The individual is also required to develop and implement performance management systems to improve employee productivity as well as engagement strategies. Furthermore, HR Analysts play a critical role in analysing HR data and providing insights to help organisations make informed decisions about their workforce. 


For Bachelor’s

  • Candidates must have passed the 10+2 examination with a minimum of 55% from a recognised education board.
  • Applicants must have a Bachelor's degree in finance, mathematics, statistics, computer science or a related field of study.

 For Masters

  • Seekers are advised to pursue an MBA in Human Resource Management to become a HR Analyst in a reputed company. 

Job Roles

The job roles of a HR Analyst are listed as given below: 

  • Human Resource Executive
  • Human Resource Associate 
  • Assistant Human Resource Manager
  • HR Manager
  • HR Analyst 

Top Recruiters

HR Analysts are in demand across many industries and sectors and as such there are many top recruiters of HR Analysts. Some of the top recruiters of HR Analysts include:

  • Deloitte
  • PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers)
  • EY (Ernst & Young)
  • KPMG
  • McKinsey & Company
  • Accenture
  • IBM
  • Amazon
  • Google
  • Microsoft

Employment Sector

  • Corporate
  • Consulting
  • Government
  • Non-profit
  • Healthcare
  • Education


An HR Analyst's salary can vary greatly depending on a variety of factors such as the industry, company size, location, the individual's level of experience and qualifications.


Level of Salary

Salary Package per Year

Starting Salary

Approx ₹3,10,000

Mid Level Salary

Approx ₹7,50,000 

Senior Level Salary

Approx ₹15, 00,000 


  • Data analysis
  • Technical skills
  • Business acumen
  • Communication skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Project management skills
  • Continuous learning


The career scope of an HR Analyst is promising due to the growing demand for data-driven HR decision making. Here are some of the potential career paths and opportunities for HR Analysts:

  • HR Analyst
  • HR Business Partner
  • HR Consultant
  • Data Analyst
  • HR Technology Specialist

Overall, HR Analysts have a flourishing career scope as organisations increasingly value data-driven HR decision making to improve their processes and strategies. With the right skills and experience, HR Analysts can progress to senior HR roles, HR consulting or other related careers.


  • Improved decision making
  • Increased efficiency
  • Better workforce planning
  • Enhanced employee engagement
  • Improved compliance
  • Competitive advantage


  • Cost
  • Data quality
  • Limited scope
  • Resistance to change
  • Ethical considerations