Employment Manager Salary

Average Employment Managers in the United States make around $55K annually. Most Employment Managers survey respondents are women (74 percent). Most get medical and dental insurance, and more than half get vision plans, too. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers.

$37,567 - $88,722
(Median)
$38K
$55K
$89K
MEDIAN: $55,468
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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 (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$37,567 - $88,722  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,192  
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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$34,760 - $90,343  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 82
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.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,192  
   
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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$34,760 - $90,343  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 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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While not commonly seen, Employment Managers who transition into a Human Resources Director position may see a rise in pay. The median salary for Human Resources Directors 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, Windows Operating System General Use, and Microsoft Word are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Microsoft Word and Windows Operating System General Use. Those proficient in Microsoft Excel are, more often than not, 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.


Experience is an important factor influencing the compensation of Employment Managers. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $42K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $55K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Employment Managers make a median salary of $61K. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $74K 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 34%

Experienced
up arrow 10%

National Average
$56,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 24%

Skills That Affect Employment Manager Salaries

National Average
$56,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 11%
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