Employment Manager Salary

For Employment Managers, yearly average wages total $54K annually. Most Employment Managers survey respondents are women (71 percent). The majority of Employment Managers claim high levels of job satisfaction. Most get medical and dental insurance, and a strong majority get vision plans, too.

$37,551 - $84,211
(Median)
$38K
$54K
$84K
MEDIAN: $53,576
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$9.97 - $50.33
(Median)
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$17
$50
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$37,551 - $84,211  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,170  
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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$34,925 - $91,384  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 95
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$9.97 - $50.33  
   
Overtime
$24.73  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,170  
   
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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$34,925 - $91,384  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 13
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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

  • 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.
  • Manage recruitment budget and organizational recruitment plans.
  • 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.

Common Career Paths for Employment Manager


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Though some Employment Managers move into positions like Human Resources Director (where the average salary is $79K), this progression is not the norm. With an annual salary of $58K, Human Resources Manager is the most common role for Employment Managers to subsequently assume on their way up the ladder. Transitioning into a Human Resources Generalist role — which usually pays $47K — is also typical for Employment Managers, though less common by comparison.

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Popular Skills for Employment Manager


Survey results show that Employment Managers typically report just a few professional skills. Most notably, skills in Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, Windows Operating System General Use, and Microsoft Word are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Word. It is often found that people who know Microsoft Excel are also skilled in Microsoft Word.

Pay by Experience Level for Employment Manager

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


Employment Managers with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $41K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $55K. Employment Managers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $65K. Employment Managers who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $71K on average.

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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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Experience Affects Employment Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 33%

Experienced
up arrow 22%

Mid-Career
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National Average
$54,000


Skills That Affect Employment Manager Salaries

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
0%

National Average
$54,000

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
medical benefits
Vision: 71%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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