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Employment Manager Salary

Approximately half of Employment Managers in the United States have been in the field for more than 10 years. Pay can fall anywhere from $35K to $94K per year, but median earnings come to around $56K per year. Most Employment Managers like their work and job satisfaction is high. A large number claim medical and dental insurance and the greater part get vision coverage. Most Employment Managers survey respondents are women (74 percent).

$37,898 - $93,992
(Median)
$38K
$56K
$94K
MEDIAN: $55,524
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$9.71 - $47.66
(Median)
$9
$17
$48
MEDIAN: $17.00
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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
$37,898 - $93,992  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,067  
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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$34,971 - $94,110  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 87
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 - $10,067  
   
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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$34,971 - $94,110  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 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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There are some Employment Managers — though it's uncommon — that transition into Human Resources Directors, where earnings are an average $78K annually. 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 $58K. 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 only 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. Skills that pay less than market rate include Windows Operating System General Use and Microsoft Word. 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.


Employment Managers with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. 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 $55K. Employment Managers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $62K. Employment Managers who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $79K.

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Experience Affects Employment Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 41%

Experienced
up arrow 12%

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 2%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 15%
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