Staffing Consultant Salary

It's impossible to make it big as a Staffing Consultants in the United States; the average employee scrapes together only around $36K annually. Final cash compensation to Staffing Consultants varies from around $25K to approximately $56K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $10K and $12K, respectively. The particular firm is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and just over two-fifths lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by slightly more than half and dental coverage is claimed by nearly one in three. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The vast majority (82 percent) of Staffing Consultants who took the survey are female. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$28,635 - $57,945
$29K
$36K
$58K
MEDIAN: $35,654
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$9.92 - $23.91
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MEDIAN: $12.53
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$28,635 - $57,945  
   
Bonus
$443.85 - $10,137  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $11,745  
Commission
$1,003 - $9,967  
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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$24,877 - $55,641  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 112
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.92 - $23.91  
   
Overtime
$20.20  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$443.85 - $10,137  
   
Commission
$1,003 - $9,967  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $11,745  
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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$24,877 - $55,641  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 43

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Job Description for Staffing Consultant

Staffing consultants may perform a number of functions for clients. A main role is helping recruit high-quality employees that best fit job openings.They work directly with management to determine the desired type of employee and organize position advertising, recruitment, interviews, and job negotiations. Generally, staffing consultants hold a temporary position. For most companies, the consultant is needed when a position becomes open; however, for new companies and companies in transition, the consultant may be an integral part of helping the employer identify the type of employees they need. The staffing consultant is especially necessary when employers are having a difficult time filling specialized roles. The staffing consultant generally works indoors in an office environment, and they are required to travel (such as networking with candidates at job fairs and conventions).

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Staffing Consultant Tasks

  • Establish and maintain relationships with hiring managers to stay abreast of current and future hiring and business needs.
  • Arrange for interviews and provide travel arrangements as necessary.
  • May be involved in writing and placing advertising for open positions in publications; online and print.
  • Source, screen and interview applicants to obtain information on work history, training, education, and job skills for open positions; may utilize ATS.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Staffing Consultant


Those at International Business Machines (IBM) Corp. can expect to make the most, with the company offering a median salary of $66K.

Express Employment Professionals offers the least pay with a median salary of $32K; furthermore, salaries there max out at only $38K.

Staffing Consultant Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Staffing Consultant?

Staffing Consultant in Bradford:
"Giving People Jobs."
Pros: I like that I am able to help those looking to help themselves. It is a great feeling when someone thanks you for changing their lives.
Cons: There is too much responsibility put on one person. I actually wear about 7 hats here.

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Key Stats for Staffing Consultant

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 24 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
1%
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Experience Affects Staffing Consultant Salaries

▲29%

▲22%

National Average
$35,000

▼3%

Skills That Affect Staffing Consultant Salaries

Account Management
▲73%

Human Resources
▲16%

Full-Cycle Recruiting
▲15%

▲2%

▲1%

National Average
$35,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 53%
dental benefits
Dental: 34%
vision benefits
Vision: 26%
no benefits
None: 45%