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 $38K annually. The particular firm is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Staffing Consultants making up 75 percent. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — slightly less than a third lack coverage. On the flip side, a majority have medical insurance and over one-half receive dental plans. For the most part, Staffing Consultants enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$26,470 - $71,179
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$26K
$38K
$71K
MEDIAN: $38,401
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$10.14 - $24.24
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$24
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$26,470 - $71,179  
   
Bonus
$450.00 - $11,899  
Profit Sharing
$2,200  
Commission
$1,973 - $12,307  
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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$26,724 - $69,648  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 196
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.14 - $24.24  
   
Overtime
$19.50  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$450.00 - $11,899  
   
Commission
$1,973 - $12,307  
Profit Sharing
$2,200  
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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$26,724 - $69,648  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | 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

  • 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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Popular Employer Salaries for Staffing Consultant


Staffing Consultants flock to International Business Machines (IBM) Corp. for generous paychecks, where average earnings of $66K lead the pack in compensation.

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 $31K.


Staffing Consultants generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. Lucky workers who know Account Management can expect a significant pay bump, scoring salaries 56 percent above average. Human Resources and Full-Cycle Recruiting are also correlated to pay that is above average, with increases between 4 percent and 56 percent. Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Service. Recruiting and Sales are correlating skills — those who know the former usually know the latter.

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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 59%

Mid-Career
up arrow 30%

National Average
$39,000


Skills That Affect Staffing Consultant Salaries

Account Management
up arrow 56%

Human Resources
up arrow 4%

Full-Cycle Recruiting
up arrow 4%

National Average
$39,000

Recruiting
up arrow 1%

Sales
up arrow 3%

Customer Service
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 43 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
medical benefits
Vision: 47%
dental benefits
None: 31%
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