Talent Acquisition Manager Salary

An average Talent Acquisition Manager in the United States can expect to take home roughly $76K per year. Cash earnings of Talent Acquisition Managers — including $19K in bonuses, $15K in profit sharing proceeds, and $39K in commissions near the top of the pay scale — stretch from approximately $48K to approximately $119K depending on individual performance. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Women account for the majority of Talent Acquisition Managers who responded to the questionnaire — 69 percent to be exact. Medical and dental benefits are awarded to almost all, and a fair number earn vision coverage. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Talent Acquisition Managers. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$47,716 - $108,858
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$48K
$76K
$110K
MEDIAN: $75,857
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$13.68 - $53.74
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MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$47,716 - $108,858  
   
Bonus
$613 - $19,239  
Profit Sharing
$453.02 - $14,899  
Commission
$3,710 - $38,783  
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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$48,265 - $118,844  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 732
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$13.68 - $53.74  
   
Overtime
$42.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$613 - $19,239  
   
Commission
$3,710 - $38,783  
Profit Sharing
$453.02 - $14,899  
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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$48,265 - $118,844  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | 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

  • 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 report using a wide range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in People Management, Strategic Planning, Full-Cycle Recruiting, and Training Program Development are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 12 percent. Those listing Project Management as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Human Resources and Employee Relations also typically command lower compensation. People who know Sourcing usually also know Recruiting. Those proficient in Full-Cycle Recruiting are, more often than not, also skilled in Strategic Planning and Recruiting.

Pay by Experience Level for Talent Acquisition Manager

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


For many Talent Acquisition Managers, more experience generally translates to higher pay. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $59K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $80K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $93K in this role. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income no higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $79,575

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

Houston offers some of the highest pay in the country for Talent Acquisition Managers, 18 percent above the national average. Talent Acquisition Managers will also find cushy salaries in Boston (+15 percent), Philadelphia (+13 percent), San Francisco (+13 percent), and Austin (+9 percent). Trailing the national average by 12 percent, Cincinnati is the market with the smallest paychecks. Employers pay around 10 percent less in Indianapolis and 6 percent less in Washington, below-median salaries for those in this field.

Talent Acquisition Manager Reviews

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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Experience Affects Talent Acquisition Manager Salaries




National Average
$80,000


Skills That Affect Talent Acquisition Manager Salaries

People Management
up arrow 12%


Full-Cycle Recruiting
up arrow 4%

Training Program Development
up arrow 4%

Sourcing
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Branding
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National Average
$80,000

Recruiting
up arrow 1%


Human Resources
up arrow 12%

Project Management
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 128 votes.

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
medical benefits
Vision: 79%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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