Pay for Employment Managers in the United States sits in the ballpark of $56K annually. Medical and dental benefits are awarded to nearly all, and a strong majority earn vision coverage. For the most part, Employment Managers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Female Employment Managers make up most of the survey respondents at 74 percent. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$38,809 - $82,211
$39K
$56K
$82K
MEDIAN: $55,587
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$16.48 - $38.00
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MEDIAN: $20.35
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$38,809 - $82,211  
   
Bonus
$103.04 - $16,483  
Total Pay (?
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$38,353 - $86,002  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 66
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$20.35  
   
Overtime
$35.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$103.04 - $16,483  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$38,353 - $86,002  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 9

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Job Description for Employment Manager

An employment manager is a general use human resources (HR) manager who is tasked with offering general input into recruitment, screening, training, and general management of new and existing employees within a company. The employment manager's main goal is to ensure an efficient, enjoyable workplace and workforce that complies with all relevant regulatory requirements. Because the acquisition and training of new employees can be costly for an organization, the employment manager's second main goal is to keep employee turnover to a minimum.

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Employment Manager Tasks

  • Develop and drive strategy for overall corporate recruitment initiatives.
  • Ensure services and policies are in compliance with company, professional standards and state and federal laws and regulations.
  • Manage recruitment budget and organizational recruitment plans.
  • Manage the selection, training and development of recruitment staff.
  • Source, interview and present candidates whose values are inline with the organizations overall goals and needs to management.

Common Career Paths for Employment Manager


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Though not the most common occurrence, Employment Managers sometimes become Human Resources Directors, where the average income is $80K per year. The most common career progression for Employment Managers leads to becoming a Human Resources Manager, where average pay is $59K annually. However, many Employment Managers also opt to become Human Resources Generalists. Typically, a Human Resources Generalist brings home $47K.

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Popular Skills for Employment Manager


Employment Managers report using a wide range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in People Management, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Word are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Windows Operating System General Use. For most people, competency in Microsoft Excel indicates knowledge of Microsoft Word.

Pay by Experience Level for Employment Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Employment Managers. Relatively untried employees who have fewer than five years of experience earn around $48K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $56K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $68K. Employment Managers who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $73K.

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Q: What is it like working as an Employment Manager?

Employment Manager in Clifton Park:
"Working as Employment Services Manager."
Pros: I really like the business relationship development aspect of my job. I enjoy helping people begin working and becoming more independent. I enjoy supervising staff, assessing their skills and experience and pairing them with clients who they have commonalities with. I enjoy networking with employers and creating a more regional presence for myself and my organization.
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Key Stats for Employment Manager

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
033
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Employment Manager Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$56,000


Skills That Affect Employment Manager Salaries

People Management
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Microsoft Word
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National Average
$56,000

Windows Operating System General Use
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 89%
vision benefits
Vision: 80%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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