Median pay for Staffing Managers in the United States is around $44K per year. Total cash compensation to Staffing Managers bottoms out near $30K and approaches $71K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $14K from bonuses and almost $13K from profit sharing. While career duration and the specific company impact pay for this group, location is the most influential factor. Female Staffing Managers make up most of the survey respondents at 78 percent. Health benefits are not claimed by all — just over a fifth lack any form of coverage — but a fair number have medical insurance, and a majority have dental, too. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Staffing Managers. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$32,399 - $67,496
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$44K
$67K
MEDIAN: $44,074
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$11.33 - $23.98
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$32,399 - $67,496  
   
Bonus
$244.68 - $14,294  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $13,178  
Commission
$2,312 - $26,387  
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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$29,792 - $71,083  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 362
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.33 - $23.98  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.19  
Overtime
$14.54 - $37.47  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$244.68 - $14,294  
   
Commission
$2,312 - $26,387  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $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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$29,792 - $71,083  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 102

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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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While Staffing Managers do not often become Talent Acquisition Managers, the job pays $80K per year on average. Human Resources Managers or Human Resources Generalists are common next-step roles for Staffing Managers moving up in their careers; annual pay for Human Resources Managers is $14K higher on average, and it's $3K higher for Human Resources Generalists.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Staffing Manager


Heading up the field in terms of compensation, Robert Half International Inc. offers the most; Staffing Managers earn $50K on average there.

Popular Skills for Staffing Manager


Staffing Managers seem to wield many 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 29 percent and 17 percent, respectively. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Customer Service, Windows Operating System General Use, and Staffing. Those familiar with Microsoft Office also tend to know Microsoft Excel.

Pay by Experience Level for Staffing Manager

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


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Staffing Managers — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $41K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $50K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $53K 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: $44,443

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, 44 percent above the national average. Staffing Managers will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+40 percent), Chicago (+35 percent), Houston (+19 percent), and San Diego (+16 percent). With compensation 18 percent below the national average, Cleveland is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. Below-median salaries also turn up in Austin and Indianapolis (10 percent lower and 9 percent lower, respectively).

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Key Stats for Staffing Manager

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 57 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Staffing Manager Salaries




National Average
$44,000


Skills That Affect Staffing Manager Salaries

Operations Management
up arrow 29%

Full-Cycle Recruiting
up arrow 17%

Human Resources
up arrow 3%

Recruiting
up arrow 2%

Sales
up arrow 2%

People Management
up arrow 1%

Employee Relations
0%

National Average
$44,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Account Management
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Staffing
up arrow 9%


Customer Service
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 57 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
dental benefits
None: 23%
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