Staffing Manager Salary

Median pay for Staffing Managers in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $43K per year. Incomes of Staffing Managers depend heavily on individual performance. In exceptional cases, bonuses and profit sharing can bring in $12K each, and a few high-rollers can pull down as much as $27K in commissions; this causes total packages to range between $31K and $74K. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure and the particular employer. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Staffing Managers making up 75 percent. While approximately one in five report receiving no health benefits, a fair number do receive medical coverage, and the larger part have dental, as well. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$31,526 - $70,199
(Median)
$32K
$43K
$70K
MEDIAN: $42,983
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$10.98 - $22.91
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$11
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$31,526 - $70,199  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,185  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $12,480  
Commission
$1,226 - $26,695  
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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$30,512 - $73,678  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 499
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.98 - $22.91  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.33  
Overtime
$14.55 - $30.44  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,185  
   
Commission
$1,226 - $26,695  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $12,480  
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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$30,512 - $73,678  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 104
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Job Description for Staffing Manager

A staffing manager helps hire high-quality staff members that meet company standards and needs. The position requires searching for, recruiting, hiring, and scheduling new staff; these managers may also perform candidate interviews. Additionally, they may need to research applicants to make sure that they are good fits for the positions. The staffing manager's tasks also include working with human resources (HR) staff members to determine staffing needs, developing and implementing improvements to the process of recruiting candidates, and ensuring their company's staffing levels are steady and sufficient. The staffing manager might work with other recruiting agencies, businesses, and institutions to expand staffing search.

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Staffing Manager Tasks

  • Manage the selection, training and development of recruitment staff.
  • Source, interview and present candidates whose values are inline with the organizations overall goals and needs to management.
  • Manage recruitment budget and organizational recruitment plans.
  • Develop and drive strategy for overall corporate recruitment initiatives.
  • Ensure services and policies are in compliance with company, professional standards and state and federal laws and regulations.

Common Career Paths for Staffing Manager


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While not commonly seen, Staffing Managers who transition into a Human Resources Director position may see a rise in pay. The median salary for Human Resources Directors is $79K per year. It is quite typical for Staffing Managers to transition into roles as Human Resources Managers or Staffing Firm Branch Managers, where reported median earnings are $14K and $4K higher per year.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Staffing Manager


The lowest salaries can be found at Elwood Staffing — median pay is $34K — and there is little variation in compensation, with paychecks starting at $29K and only reaching $42K.

Popular Skills for Staffing Manager


Staffing Managers seem to exploit a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, facility with Operations Management and Full-Cycle Recruiting are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 31 percent and 19 percent, respectively. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Customer Service, Staffing, and Microsoft Word. It is often found that people who know Microsoft Word are also skilled in Microsoft Office. The majority of those who know Microsoft Excel also know Recruiting and Microsoft Office.

Pay by Experience Level for Staffing Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $41K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $48K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $51K in this role. As Staffing Managers reach more than two decades on the job, compensation remains commensurate with experience; the average pay in this group is $57K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $44,029

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Surpassing the national average by 45 percent, Staffing Managers in Los Angeles receive some of the highest pay in the country. Staffing Managers will also find cushy salaries in Chicago (+36 percent), San Diego (+13 percent), Atlanta (+13 percent), and Boston (+7 percent). The lowest-paying market is Austin, which sits 10 percent below the national average. Employers in Indianapolis and Portland also lean toward paying below-median salaries (8 percent lower and 7 percent lower, respectively).

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Experience Affects Staffing Manager Salaries




National Average
$44,000


Skills That Affect Staffing Manager Salaries

Operations Management
up arrow 31%

Full-Cycle Recruiting
up arrow 19%

Recruiting
up arrow 1%

People Management
up arrow 1%

Employee Relations
up arrow 1%

Human Resources
0%

Account Management
0%

National Average
$44,000

Sales
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Excel
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Customer Service
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Staffing
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 99 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
medical benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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