Talent Acquisition Director Salary

The average pay for a Talent Acquisition Director is $109,429 per year. A skill in Branding is associated with high pay for this job.

$70,427 - $150,910

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$70,427 - $150,910  
$2,897 - $35,577  
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$73,320 - $170,008  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 317
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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.

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Experience Affects Talent Acquisition Director Salaries

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Skills That Affect Talent Acquisition Director Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5
based on 52 votes.


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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: 91% dental benefits Dental: 89%
vision benefits Vision: 82% employee benefits None: 7%