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Staffing Manager Salary (United States)

Median pay for Staffing Managers in the United States is around $43K per year. Total cash earnings of Staffing Managers range from $30K on the low end to $81K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $15K and $12K, respectively. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Female Staffing Managers make up most of the survey respondents at 72 percent. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Although approximately one-fifth lack health benefits of any kind, a fair number do enjoy medical insurance, and the greater part get dental coverage, too. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
Staffing Manager Salary (?
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$31,007 - $80,126
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MEDIAN: $43,391
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Staffing Manager Salary (?
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National Salary Data

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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$31,007 - $80,126  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,837  
Profit Sharing
$232.70 - $12,365  
Commission
$1,017 - $25,025  
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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$29,820 - $80,864  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 411
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$10.09 - $21.81  
   
Overtime
$13.75 - $30.21  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,837  
   
Commission
$1,017 - $25,025  
Profit Sharing
$232.70 - $12,365  
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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$29,820 - $80,864  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 86
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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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Though it's uncommon, some Staffing Managers move into roles as Human Resources Directors, where pay is an average $78K per year. The most common promotion for Staffing Managers is Human Resources Manager, a position that typically pays $58K annually. Another standard transition for Staffing Managers seeking advancement is to assume a Recruiter role, where pay is often $42K.

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Popular Skills for Staffing Manager

Staffing Managers seem to require a rather large skill set. Most notably, skills in Full-Cycle Recruiting, Operations Management, People Management, and Recruiting are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 8 percent and 18 percent. Skills that pay less than market rate include Human Resources, Customer Service, and Microsoft Word. It is often found that people who know Microsoft Excel are also skilled in Microsoft Office and Recruiting.

Pay by Experience Level for Staffing Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Experience is an important factor influencing the compensation of Staffing Managers. Relatively untried employees who have fewer than five years of experience earn around $41K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $48K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $53K. Staffing Managers who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $68K.

Pay Difference By Location

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National Average
$44,000
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With a pay rate for Staffing Managers that is 53 percent greater than the national average, Chicago offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Staffing Managers will also find cushy salaries in Atlanta (+12 percent). Houston ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 8 percent below the national average.

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Experience Affects Staffing Manager Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$44,000

Skills That Affect Staffing Manager Salaries

Full-Cycle Recruiting
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Operations Management
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People Management
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Recruiting
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Employee Relations
0%
National Average
$44,000
Account Management
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Microsoft Excel
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Windows Operating System General Use
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Customer Service
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Human Resources
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 118 votes.

Gender

Female
72%
female alumni
 
Male
28%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 20%