Talent Acquisition Manager Salary (United States)

Talent Acquisition Managers in the United States pull down an average of $77,707 per year. The pay spectrum stretches from $48,130 to $113,532 per year. Overall cash earnings for Talent Acquisition Managers stretch from $47,818 on the lower end to $105,906 near the top, and the heftier packages can encompass around $18,368 from bonuses and $10,365 from profit sharing. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most enjoy medical and dental coverage in this occupation, and most get vision benefits. Most Talent Acquisition Managers (67 percent) are women. The majority of Talent Acquisition Managers claim high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
Talent Acquisition Manager Salary (?
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$47,818 - $105,906
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Talent Acquisition Manager Salary (?
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$10.14 - $54.25
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$47,818 - $105,906  
   
Bonus
$998 - $18,368  
Profit Sharing
$1,357 - $10,365  
Commission
$9,826 - $20,558  
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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$48,130 - $113,532  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 389
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$10.14 - $54.25  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$998 - $18,368  
   
Commission
$9,826 - $20,558  
Profit Sharing
$1,357 - $10,365  
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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$48,130 - $113,532  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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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
  • 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.
  • Partner with vendors and staffing firms, and identify strategies for using their services.
  • Recruit potential hires and research hiring methods and trends.
  • Foster communication and feedback about performance, selection processes, and staffing metrics.

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Popular Skills for Talent Acquisition Manager

Talent Acquisition Managers generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. Strategic Planning and Full-Cycle Recruiting are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 6 percent and 4 percent respectively. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Employee Relations. For most people, competency in Full-Cycle Recruiting indicates knowledge of Recruiting and Strategic Planning.

Pay by Experience Level for Talent Acquisition Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Talent Acquisition Managers with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher salaries. Though starting salaries approximate $56K, they climb to $77K after five to 10 years. After spending one to two decades on the job, pay usually hovers around $88K. Earnings jump to six figures only after two decades in the field, and these experienced workers make around $88K. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up 41 percent of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise 0 percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining six. One to nine years of experience is standard for most employees in this area; more than half of respondents fit between this range.

Pay Difference By Location

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National Average
$78,000
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For Talent Acquisition Managers, Houston provides a pay rate that is 21 percent greater than the national average. Talent Acquisition Managers will also find cushy salaries in Philadelphia (+19 percent) and San Francisco (+15 percent). Talent Acquisition Managers' salaries are heavily influenced by location—Talent Acquisition Managers in Dallas bring in salaries that are 26 percent lower than the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in Orlando and Denver (-20 percent and -10 percent, respectively).

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Experience Affects Talent Acquisition Manager Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$78,000

Skills That Affect Talent Acquisition Manager Salaries

Full-Cycle Recruiting
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Sourcing
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Recruiting
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National Average
$78,000
People Management
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Employee Relations
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 85 votes.

Gender

Female
67%
female alumni
 
Male
33%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 78% employee benefits None: 9%
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