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Employment Manager Salary

Employment Managers in the United States are often veterans in their line of work, with over one-half bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $56K annually on average but can range from $35K to $95K per year. Most receive medical and dental insurance and the greater part get vision insurance. Most Employment Managers like their work and job satisfaction is high. Most Employment Managers survey respondents are women (75 percent). The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$37,828 - $94,191
(Median)
$38K
$56K
$94K
MEDIAN: $55,742
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90%

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$9.71 - $47.66
(Median)
$9
$17
$48
MEDIAN: $17.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$37,828 - $94,191  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,137  
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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$34,903 - $95,112  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 86
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$9.71 - $47.66  
   
Overtime
$14.00 - $26.21  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,137  
   
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).
)
$34,903 - $95,112  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | 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 not the most common occurrence, Employment Managers sometimes become Human Resources Directors, where the average income is $78K per year. Going from Employment Manager to Human Resources Manager is the transition that occurs most often in this field, where the paychecks are $58K. Many others choose to work as Human Resources Generalists, where pay is typically $47K.

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Popular Skills for Employment Manager


Survey takers who work as Employment Managers usually report a few specific skills. Most notably, skills in Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, and Windows Operating System General Use are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Windows Operating System General Use, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Excel. Those educated in Microsoft Excel tend to be well versed in Microsoft Word.

Pay by Experience Level for Employment Manager

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


In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $42K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $55K. For Employment Managers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $62K. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $79K.

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Experience Affects Employment Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 41%

Experienced
up arrow 11%

National Average
$56,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 25%

Skills That Affect Employment Manager Salaries

National Average
$56,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 14%
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