Who Holds an HRCI Certification

HR professionals with certifications from HRCI® are leaders of a broad range of enterprises, including large multinational corporations, small businesses, for-profit and nonprofit organizations, publicly traded companies, government entities, universities, military branches and more. The community of HRCI credential holders are dedicated HR practitioners, willing mentors and trusted strategic partners, serving both their organizations and the HR profession. 

More than 500,000 HR professionals in over 125 countries have earned HRCI credentials as a mark of high distinction and honor in the human resource management field. The HRCI community of credentialed professionals also represents all levels of HR job experience and seniority:

Level of HR Expertise:

• Vice President and above: 8 percent
• Director-level: 21 percent
• Manager-level: 33 percent
• Specialist: 38 percent

The Value of Certification