Staffing Manager Salary (United States)

Staffing Managers in the United States typically take home $43,735 per year. Pay generally spreads from $29,746 to $82,429 per year. Total cash incomes of Staffing Managers run from $29,746 to $82,429, depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $14,871, profit sharing that reaches $12,164, and some commissions of nearly $25K. Location and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Although most have medical coverage and a majority have dental coverage, about one-fifth claim no health benefits at all. Men are in the minority in the field, with female Staffing Managers making up 73 percent of workers. The majority of Staffing Managers claim high levels of job satisfaction. This outline is derived from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
Staffing Manager Salary (?
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$30,676 - $81,795
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MEDIAN: $42,893
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Staffing Manager Salary (?
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National Salary Data

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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$30,676 - $81,795  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,871  
Profit Sharing
$197.27 - $12,164  
Commission
$1,093 - $25,169  
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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$29,746 - $82,429  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 410
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$10.03 - $20.93  
   
Overtime
$13.71 - $29.61  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,871  
   
Commission
$1,093 - $25,169  
Profit Sharing
$197.27 - $12,164  
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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$29,746 - $82,429  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 87
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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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For Staffing Managers, career advancement has a positively large impact on pay. Approaching the top of the pay scale, a Human Resources (HR) Director will earn $34K more than someone not as far along in their career. Going from Staffing Manager to Human Resources Manager is the transition that occurs most often in this field, where the paychecks are bigger by $13,860. Many others choose to work as Recruiters, where pay actually goes down by $2,075.

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Popular Skills for Staffing Manager

Survey results imply that Staffing Managers deploy a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Operations Management, Full-Cycle Recruiting, People Management, and Recruiting are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts of 13 percent, 12 percent, 9 percent, and 9 percent, respectively. At the other end of the pay range are skills like 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 important when determining pay for Staffing Managers. In five to 10 years time, starting salaries of $40K can reach $48K. Earnings total $53K after one to two decades. Paychecks show no signs of slowing down as Staffing Managers approach two decades on the job—pay continues to accelerate and typical earnings come to $66K. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up about a quarter of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise 6 percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining less than five percent. In this field, workers tend to have anywhere from one to nine years of experience—of those surveyed, more than half land within this range.

Pay Difference By Location

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$44,000
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Staffing Managers will find that Chicago offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 54 percent. Staffing Managers will also find cushy salaries in Atlanta (+13 percent). Trailing the national average by 5 percent, Houston is the market with the smallest paychecks.

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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

Operations Management
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Full-Cycle Recruiting
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People Management
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Recruiting
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Account Management
0%
National Average
$44,000
Microsoft Excel
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Windows Operating System General Use
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Microsoft Office
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Sales
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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 127 votes.

Gender

Female
73%
female alumni
 
Male
27%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 20%