Staffing Consultant Salary

Staffing Consultants aren't exactly in the most profitable line of business; these folks earn a belt-tightening average of $38K annually. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, approximately one-fourth are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a strong majority and dental insurance is reported by more than half. Most Staffing Consultants survey respondents are women (74 percent). Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Staffing Consultants. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$25,550 - $71,357
(Median)
$26K
$38K
$71K
MEDIAN: $38,473
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$9.97 - $25.21
(Median)
$10
$15
$25
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$25,550 - $71,357  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,635  
Commission
$2,457 - $12,208  
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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$26,695 - $72,040  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 187
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$9.97 - $25.21  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,635  
   
Commission
$2,457 - $12,208  
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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$26,695 - $72,040  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 33
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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

  • 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.
  • 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.

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Express Employment Professionals doles out the lowest salaries in town — median pay is $32K — not to mention workers can only make as much as $40K and scope of pay is rather limited.


Survey results suggest that Staffing Consultants put a wide range of professional skills to use. Fortunate workers who know Account Management can expect a significant pay bump, scoring salaries 54 percent above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Customer Service. Sales is a skill commonly found among those who know Recruiting.

Staffing Consultant Reviews

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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Experience Affects Staffing Consultant Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 52%

Mid-Career
up arrow 23%

National Average
$40,000


Skills That Affect Staffing Consultant Salaries

Account Management
up arrow 54%

Human Resources
up arrow 2%

Full-Cycle Recruiting
up arrow 2%

Recruiting
0%

National Average
$40,000

Sales
up arrow 1%

Customer Service
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 44 votes.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 71% dental benefits Dental: 58%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 27%
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