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Employment Manager Salary

An average Employment Manager in the United States can expect to take home roughly $54K annually. Most Employment Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. Most Employment Managers survey respondents are women (75 percent). Medical and dental benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and the larger part earn vision coverage.
$37,675 - $95,333
(Median)
$38K
$54K
$95K
MEDIAN: $54,430
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$9.61 - $38.47
(Median)
$9
$16
$38
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$37,675 - $95,333  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,000  
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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$34,384 - $93,837  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 90
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$9.61 - $38.47  
   
Overtime
$7.13 - $34.75  
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 - $10,000  
   
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).
)
$34,384 - $93,837  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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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 sometimes assume positions such as Human Resources Directors. That role pays $78K per year on average. 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 $46K.

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Popular Skills for Employment Manager


Survey takers who work as Employment Managers report a focused set of job skills. Most notably, skills in Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Word, and Windows Operating System General Use are correlated to pay that is above average. Those familiar with Microsoft Excel also tend to 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. Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $44K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $53K on average. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $60K. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $85K on average.

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Experience Affects Employment Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 56%

Experienced
up arrow 10%

National Average
$54,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 18%

Skills That Affect Employment Manager Salaries

Microsoft Excel
0%

Microsoft Office
0%

National Average
$54,000

Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 17%