Staffing Manager Salary

Earnings for Staffing Managers in the United States come in at around $44K per year on average. Overall compensation packages to Staffing Managers range from $31K on the low end to $67K on the high end; this includes bonuses that peak near $12K and profit sharing that approaches $8K, with some high rollers snagging commissions as high as $26K. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the company and years of experience. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Some workers in this field — approximately one in four — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a fair number and dental plans are enjoyed by more than half. Most Staffing Managers survey respondents are women (76 percent). The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$32,545 - $65,545
$33K
$44K
$66K
MEDIAN: $44,467
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$11.94 - $23.93
$12
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MEDIAN: $16.26
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$32,545 - $65,545  
   
Bonus
$203.47 - $12,000  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $7,907  
Commission
$2,327 - $26,283  
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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$30,679 - $66,977  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 381
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.94 - $23.93  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.19  
Overtime
$14.68 - $37.61  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$203.47 - $12,000  
   
Commission
$2,327 - $26,283  
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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$30,679 - $66,977  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 107

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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 go on to become Human Resources Directors may see their salaries climb quite a bit. Median pay for Human Resources Directors is $80K annually. A common career progression for a Staffing Manager is to become a Human Resources Manager or a Human Resources Generalist. Compared to Staffing Managers, the first group earns $14K more on average, and the second group earns $3K more.

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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.

Not only do salaries lack room to grow — pay ranges from $28K to just $40K — but Elwood Staffing offers the lowest pay in town to boot, with a median paycheck of $36K.

Popular Skills for Staffing Manager


Staffing Managers report using a large range 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 28 percent and 16 percent, respectively. Those listing Customer Service as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Applicant Tracking System Software and Windows Operating System General Use also typically command lower compensation. For most people, competency in Microsoft Office indicates knowledge of Microsoft Excel.

Pay by Experience Level for Staffing Manager

Pay by Experience for a Staffing Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Staffing Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 300 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Staffing Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 136 salaries. An experienced Staffing Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 91 salaries. A Staffing Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 27 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $45,013

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

Surpassing the national average by 42 percent, Staffing Managers in Los Angeles receive some of the highest pay in the country. Staffing Managers will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+33 percent), Chicago (+33 percent), Houston (+18 percent), and San Diego (+14 percent). In Austin, salaries are 11 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market. Workers in Philadelphia and Cleveland earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (11 percent less).

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Key Stats for Staffing Manager

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 71 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Staffing Manager Salaries

▲14%

▲13%

▲11%

National Average
$45,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Staffing Manager Salaries

Operations Management
▲28%

Full-Cycle Recruiting
▲16%

▲1%

▼0%

Human Resources
▼0%

National Average
$45,000

People Management
▼1%

Account Management
▼2%

Employee Relations
▼2%



Staffing
▼8%



Applicant Tracking System (ATS) Software
▼14%

Customer Service
▼20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 71 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
no benefits
None: 25%
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