Employment Manager Salary

Employment Managers in the United States can expect wages of $56K annually on average. Most Employment Managers survey respondents are women (74 percent). Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Most receive medical and dental insurance and more than half get vision insurance. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$38,181 - $88,996
(Median)
$38K
$56K
$89K
MEDIAN: $55,665
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50%
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$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$38,181 - $88,996  
   
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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$35,242 - $90,506  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 81
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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$35,242 - $90,506  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 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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It's not very common for Employment Managers to move on to become Human Resources Directors. Average pay for a Human Resources Director is $78K annually. As Employment Managers progress in their field, many go on to become Human Resources Managers. In fact, this transition is more common than anything else, and pay for the position is usually $58K per year. Another common career choice for Employment Managers is to move into a Human Resources Generalist role. Typically, Human Resources Generalists get paid $47K.

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Popular Skills for Employment Manager


Job skills reported by Employment Managers are limited. 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. 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 $43K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $55K. Employment Managers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $61K. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $74K.

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Experience Affects Employment Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 33%

Experienced
up arrow 10%

National Average
$56,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

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%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
28%
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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