The average Employment Manager in the United States earns approximately $55K per year. The majority of individuals in this role claim moderate levels of job satisfaction. Most Employment Managers survey respondents are women (72 percent). Medical and dental benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn vision coverage. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$38,420 - $79,670
(Median)
$38K
$55K
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MEDIAN: $54,917
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$10.28 - $48.31
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MEDIAN: $27.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$38,420 - $79,670  
   
Bonus
$102.13 - $16,638  
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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$37,778 - $86,002  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 67
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$27.00  
   
Overtime
$25.50  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Bonus
$102.13 - $16,638  
   
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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$37,778 - $86,002  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 8
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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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Employment Managers do not often transition into Human Resources Director roles. The role averages $80K per year. Becoming a Human Resources Manager is, more often than not, the most common role that Employment Managers move into when they're ready for the next step in their career. The average salary for the position is $59K. Another frequent advance is for Employment Managers to assume a Human Resources Generalist role; in this role, workers often earn $47K.

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Popular Skills for Employment Manager


Employment Managers report using a diverse set of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in People Management, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Windows Operating System General Use. The majority of those who know Microsoft Excel also know Microsoft Word.

Pay by Experience Level for Employment Manager

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


Experience and income seem to be closely related; in general, the survey respondents who had worked for more years reported higher incomes. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $42K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $56K. Employment Managers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $67K. 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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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
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National Average
$55,000


Skills That Affect Employment Manager Salaries

People Management
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Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Word
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National Average
$55,000

Windows Operating System General Use
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
medical benefits
Vision: 80%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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