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Staffing Consultant Salary

Staffing Consultants in the United States can expect only a modest salary, with average pay of just $39K annually. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Most Staffing Consultants survey respondents are women (74 percent). Although a strong majority have medical coverage and a majority have dental coverage, roughly a fourth claim no health benefits at all. Work is enjoyable for Staffing Consultants, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$25,410 - $70,556
(Median)
$25K
$39K
$71K
MEDIAN: $38,643
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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
$25,410 - $70,556  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,818  
Profit Sharing
$500 - $7,800  
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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$26,488 - $71,159  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 184
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 - $11,818  
   
Commission
$2,457 - $12,208  
Profit Sharing
$500 - $7,800  
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).
)
$26,488 - $71,159  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 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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Staffing Consultants will find the worst pay at Express Employment Professionals, where the median salary crawls in at $32K. Furthermore, compensation is curbed at $40K, leaving little room for growth.


Staffing Consultants report using a diverse set of skills on the job. Fortunate workers who know Account Management can expect a significant pay bump, scoring salaries 54 percent above average. Employees educated in Recruiting are typically practiced in Sales, too.

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 50%

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
up arrow 1%

National Average
$40,000

Sales
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 47 votes.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 72% dental benefits Dental: 60%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 26%
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