Browse Categories

Talent Acquisition Director Salary

The average pay for a Talent Acquisition Director is $112,362 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs. A skill in Strategic Planning is associated with high pay for this job.
$72,625 - $152,381
MEDIAN: $112,362

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

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.
$72,625 - $152,381  
$4,795 - $35,170  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $21,331  
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).
$75,346 - $170,897  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 213
United States (change)

Job Description for Talent Acquisition Director

The primary role of talent acquisition directors is to manage the hiring process and find qualified recruits to fill organizational vacancies. These directors must be able to use various sources to find new applicants, such as job-search websites and job fairs. They must also sort through applications and information from potential hires. Talent acquisition directors participate in at least part of the recruitment process, including by interviewing and negotiating with candidates; they also help optimize hiring policies. Other tasks performed by talent acquisition directors include participating in meetings related to hiring strategies and training other members of the hiring team.


Talent Acquisition Director Tasks

  • Coach managers and talent team in hiring procedures and interview techniques.
  • Maintain a network of contacts to increase talent pool and provide referrals.
  • Work with managers to define talent needs, necessary skills, and preferred qualifications.
  • Evaluate and choose strategies for identifying and screening candidates and retaining staff.

Talent Acquisition Director Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Popular Skills for Talent Acquisition Director

Pay by Experience Level for Talent Acquisition Director

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

Pay Difference by Location

Talent Acquisition Director Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Talent Acquisition Director in Seattle:
"Foot In The Door."
It's hard to get your foot in the door in HR and having a degree in HR helps that. I have found that my business degree (undergrad) with an emphasis in finance has helped me at the higher levels in HR with the business acumen.

Related Job Salaries

Experience Affects Talent Acquisition Director Salaries

National Average

up arrow 35%

Skills That Affect Talent Acquisition Director Salaries

Strategic Planning
up arrow 17%

People Management
up arrow 4%

Full-Cycle Recruiting
up arrow 2%

Budget Management
up arrow 2%


National Average

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 44 votes.


67 %
33 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 89%
vision benefits Vision: 82% employee benefits None: 8%