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Staffing Consultant Salary

Those pursuing careers as Staffing Consultants in the United States may have to make do with less; average incomes for people in this area hover around only $39K per year. Career length and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Although nearly one in four lack health benefits of any kind, a fair number do enjoy medical insurance, and the larger part get dental coverage, too. Most Staffing Consultants survey respondents are women (74 percent). This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$25,511 - $70,788
(Median)
$26K
$39K
$71K
MEDIAN: $39,012
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$9.70 - $24.00
(Median)
$9
$15
$24
MEDIAN: $14.00
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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$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$25,511 - $70,788  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,601  
Commission
$2,447 - $12,255  
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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$26,197 - $71,396  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 182
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$9.70 - $24.00  
   
Overtime
$14.25 - $20.09  
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$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,601  
   
Commission
$2,447 - $12,255  
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).
)
$26,197 - $71,396  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 34

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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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Not only do salaries lack room to grow — pay ranges from $26K to just $40K — but Express Employment Professionals offers the lowest pay in town to boot, with a median paycheck of $32K.


Staffing Consultants typically list a handful of skills they use on the job. Fortunate workers who know Account Management command much higher paychecks, scoring salaries 52 percent above average. It is not unusual for someone who knows Recruiting to be familiar with Sales as well.

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 49%

Mid-Career
up arrow 22%

National Average
$40,000


Skills That Affect Staffing Consultant Salaries

Account Management
up arrow 52%

Recruiting
up arrow 2%

Human Resources
up arrow 2%

Full-Cycle Recruiting
up arrow 1%

National Average
$40,000

Sales
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 49 votes.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 25%