Median pay for Staffing Managers in the United States is around $44K per year. Including potential for bonuses, profit sharing and commission — peaking near $12K, $8K, and $26K, respectively — total cash payment to Staffing Managers can bottom out near $30K or top out at around $69K. The most important factor affecting compensation for this group is geographic location, followed by the company and tenure. About a fourth of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a fair number report medical coverage and the larger part claim dental coverage as well. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Staffing Managers making up 77 percent. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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$31,852 - $67,003
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$44K
$67K
MEDIAN: $43,834
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$11.40 - $24.12
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$31,852 - $67,003  
   
Bonus
$103.65 - $12,097  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $7,907  
Commission
$2,339 - $26,179  
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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$29,749 - $68,801  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 369
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.40 - $24.12  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.19  
Overtime
$14.54 - $37.47  
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$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$103.65 - $12,097  
   
Commission
$2,339 - $26,179  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $7,907  
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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$29,749 - $68,801  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 103

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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

  • 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.
  • Manage recruitment budget and organizational recruitment plans.
  • 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.

Common Career Paths for Staffing Manager


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Staffing Managers who advance into the role of a Talent Acquisition Manager are fairly uncommon. Talent Acquisition Managers on average earn $80K per year. When Staffing Managers are ready for the next step in their careers, they often become Human Resources Managers or Human Resources Generalists. Those roles pay an additional $15K and $3K, respectively.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Staffing Manager


For Staffing Managers, comfortable salaries can be found at Kelly Services, Inc.; in fact, median earnings sit around $50K, the highest in the area.

Elwood Staffing doles out the lowest salaries in town — median pay is $35K — not to mention workers can only make as much as $40K and scope of pay is rather limited.

Popular Skills for Staffing Manager


Survey results imply that Staffing Managers deploy a deep pool 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 30 percent and 18 percent, respectively. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Customer Service, Applicant Tracking System Software, and Windows Operating System General Use. Most people familiar with Microsoft Office also know Microsoft Excel.

Pay by Experience Level for Staffing Manager

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


Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $41K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $50K on average — a distinctly larger sum. After working for 10 to 20 years, Staffing Managers make a median salary of $51K. Staffing Managers who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are no higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $44,288

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

Home to some of the best pay for Staffing Managers, Los Angeles offers exceptional salaries, 45 percent above the national average. Staffing Managers will also find cushy salaries in Chicago (+35 percent), Houston (+20 percent), San Diego (+16 percent), and Las Vegas (+12 percent). The lowest-paying market is Philadelphia, which sits 10 percent below the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in Cleveland and Austin (10 percent lower and 9 percent lower, respectively).

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Key Stats for Staffing Manager

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 63 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Staffing Manager Salaries




National Average
$44,000


Skills That Affect Staffing Manager Salaries

Operations Management
up arrow 30%

Full-Cycle Recruiting
up arrow 18%

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People Management
0%

Employee Relations
0%

National Average
$44,000

Account Management
up arrow 1%

Human Resources
up arrow 4%




Staffing
up arrow 9%


Applicant Tracking System (ATS) Software
up arrow 13%

Customer Service
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 63 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
dental benefits
None: 24%
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