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Staffing Manager Salary

Median pay for Staffing Managers in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $44K annually. In the world of Staffing Managers, total cash compensation ranges from $30K on the lower end to $80K on the higher end; this includes bonuses that reach $15K and profit sharing that approaches $13K in rare cases, with some high rollers snagging commissions as high as $26K. While career length and the individual firm impact pay for this group, location is the most influential factor. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Staffing Managers making up 71 percent. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and more than half earn dental coverage. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$31,171 - $79,224
(Median)
$31K
$44K
$79K
MEDIAN: $43,604
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$10.32 - $21.88
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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$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$31,171 - $79,224  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,574  
Profit Sharing
$295.90 - $13,178  
Commission
$1,513 - $25,760  
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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$29,883 - $80,164  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 409
National Hourly Rate 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$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$10.32 - $21.88  
   
Overtime
$13.80 - $30.14  
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.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,574  
   
Commission
$1,513 - $25,760  
Profit Sharing
$295.90 - $13,178  
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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$29,883 - $80,164  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 89

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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 some Staffing Managers move into positions like Human Resources Director (where the average salary is $78K), this progression is not the norm. A Human Resources Manager role is the most common promotion for Staffing Managers moving up the ladder, and pay for the position tends to be around the $58K mark. Another typical, albeit less common, transition for Staffing Managers is a Recruiter position, where earnings are usually $42K.

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Popular Skills for Staffing Manager


Survey results imply that Staffing Managers deploy a substantial tool kit of skills at work. Most notably, facility with Operations Management, Full-Cycle Recruiting, and People Management are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 29 percent, 17 percent, and 6 percent, respectively. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay 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.


Staffing Managers with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. Average salaries for inexperienced employees average out to around $41K, but folks who have five to 10 years of experience earn a higher median of $48K. Staffing Managers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $53K. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $67K on average.

Pay Difference by Location


For Staffing Managers, working in the bustling city of Chicago has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Staffing Managers will also find cushy salaries in Atlanta (+11 percent) and Irvine (+2 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Austin, 12 percent below the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in Portland and Houston (12 percent lower and 6 percent lower, respectively).

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Experience Affects Staffing Manager Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$45,000


Skills That Affect Staffing Manager Salaries

Operations Management
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Full-Cycle Recruiting
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Recruiting
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Employee Relations
0%

National Average
$45,000

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

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 105 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 20%