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Staffing Manager Salary (United States)

Staffing Managers in the United States typically take home $43K annually. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $15K and $12K, respectively — total cash payment to Staffing Managers can bottom out near $30K or peak near $82K depending on individual performance. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Although most have medical coverage and a majority have dental coverage, about one in five claim no health benefits at all. Female Staffing Managers make up most of the field at 73 percent. Most Staffing Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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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$10.03 - $20.93
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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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Staffing Managers who transition into an upper level Human Resources Director role may receive a large increase in pay as the position often pays $78K per year. More often than not, Human Resources Manager role is the next step for Staffing Managers moving up in the field. Human Resources Managers usually make $58K per year. Many other Staffing Managers choose to take on a Recruiter role, where salaries are typically $42K.

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Popular Skills for Staffing Manager

Staffing Managers report using a large range 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. Those proficient in Microsoft Excel are, more often than not, 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.
In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $40K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $48K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $52K. Staffing Managers who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $66K. One to nine years of experience is standard for most employees in this area; more than half of respondents fit between this range. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up nearly one in four of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise less than 10 percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining less than five percent.

Pay Difference By Location

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National Average
$44,000
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Surpassing the national average by 54 percent, Staffing Managers in Chicago receive some of the highest pay in the country. Staffing Managers will also find cushy salaries in Atlanta (+13 percent). Falling short of the national average by 5 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Houston.

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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%