Talent Acquisition Manager Salary

Average Talent Acquisition Managers in the United States make around $77K annually. In the world of Talent Acquisition Managers, total cash compensation ranges from $50K on the lower end to $118K on the higher end; this includes bonuses that reach $20K and profit sharing that approaches $10K in rare cases, with some high rollers snagging commissions as high as $30K. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Female Talent Acquisition Managers make up most of the survey respondents at 70 percent. Nearly all enjoy medical and dental coverage in this occupation, and a strong majority get vision benefits. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$49,374 - $110,497
$49K
$77K
$110K
MEDIAN: $77,180
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$15.21 - $54.55
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$49,374 - $110,497  
   
Bonus
$1,041 - $19,762  
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $10,067  
Commission
$1,800 - $30,339  
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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$49,973 - $117,918  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 695
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.21 - $54.55  
   
Overtime
$38.37  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,041 - $19,762  
   
Commission
$1,800 - $30,339  
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $10,067  
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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$49,973 - $117,918  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 21

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Job Description for Talent Acquisition Manager

Talent acquisition managers actively recruit employees for their company. If talent acquisition managers perform their job well, they help their firms obtain the service of productive workers who add value to the business. Talent acquisition managers work in a variety of environments. For example, they often work in an office setting, interacting with other employees in the company such as a supervisor and various subordinates; however, they also need to go outside of their office to find candidate at job fairs, college campus events, and other events.

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Talent Acquisition Manager Tasks

  • Recruit potential hires and research hiring methods and trends.
  • Foster communication and feedback about performance, selection processes, and staffing metrics.
  • Partner with vendors and staffing firms, and identify strategies for using their services.
  • Create methodologies to develop talent pools, assess skills, and comply with goals and regulations.
  • Coordinate with leaders and managers to identify necessary skills and develop hiring plans.

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Popular Skills for Talent Acquisition Manager


Talent Acquisition Managers report using a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, facility with Process Improvement, Training, and Strategic Planning are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 39 percent, 17 percent, and 8 percent, respectively. Those listing Vendor Management as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Training Program Development and Operations Management also typically command lower compensation. It is often found that people who know Full-Cycle Recruiting are also skilled in Strategic Planning and Recruiting. Those familiar with Sourcing tend to be well versed in Recruiting.

Pay by Experience Level for Talent Acquisition Manager

Pay by Experience for a Talent Acquisition Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Talent Acquisition Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 260 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Talent Acquisition Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $82,000 based on 313 salaries. An experienced Talent Acquisition Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $95,000 based on 299 salaries. A Talent Acquisition Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $92,000 based on 49 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $80,661

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

San Francisco offers some of the highest pay in the country for Talent Acquisition Managers, 22 percent above the national average. Talent Acquisition Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Phoenix (+21 percent), Seattle (+18 percent), Denver (+10 percent), and Atlanta (+8 percent). Chicago is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 11 percent. Workers in Cincinnati and Cleveland earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (9 percent less and 5 percent less, respectively).

Talent Acquisition Manager Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Talent Acquisition Manager?

Talent Acquisition Manager in Memphis:
Pros: Networking with new people; traveling, the educational policies within the organization. I enjoy the people and the city that I serve.
Cons: The lack of Talent in the city.

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Key Stats for Talent Acquisition Manager

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 133 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Talent Acquisition Manager Salaries

▲18%

▲14%

▲2%

National Average
$81,000

▼25%

Skills That Affect Talent Acquisition Manager Salaries

Process Improvement
▲39%

Training
▲17%


▲7%



▲1%

National Average
$81,000

▼1%





Operations Management
▼19%

Training Program Development
▼24%

Vendor Management
▼26%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 133 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 80%
no benefits
None: 7%