Talent Acquisition Manager Salary

Median pay for Talent Acquisition Managers in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $75K per year. In the world of Talent Acquisition Managers, overall cash earnings stretch from $48K near the bottom to $116K near the top; these packages encompass bonuses that run close to $19K and profit sharing that can (albeit rarely) exceed $16K, along with commissions approaching $40K. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. There are more female Talent Acquisition Managers who answered the questionnaire than male, making up 67 percent. Medical and dental benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn vision coverage. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$47,485 - $106,360
(Median)
$47K
$75K
$110K
MEDIAN: $74,682
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$14.49 - $54.78
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$55
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$47,485 - $106,360  
   
Bonus
$962 - $18,535  
Profit Sharing
$993 - $15,670  
Commission
$3,624 - $39,732  
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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$47,730 - $115,513  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 579
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.49 - $54.78  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$962 - $18,535  
   
Commission
$3,624 - $39,732  
Profit Sharing
$993 - $15,670  
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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$47,730 - $115,513  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 16
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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. Most notably, skills in Strategic Planning, Training Program Development, Full-Cycle Recruiting, and Sourcing are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 9 percent. Those listing Human Resources as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. People Management and Employee Relations also typically command lower compensation. Those proficient in Sourcing are, more often than not, also skilled in Recruiting. The majority of those who know Full-Cycle Recruiting also know 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, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $58K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $78K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $92K in this role. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $96K.

Pay Difference by Location


With a pay rate for Talent Acquisition Managers that is 27 percent greater than the national average, Philadelphia offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Talent Acquisition Managers will also find cushy salaries in Austin (+18 percent), Boston (+17 percent), San Francisco (+14 percent), and Houston (+9 percent). With compensation 17 percent below the national average, Orlando is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Dallas (12 percent less) and Washington (11 percent less).

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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
$78,000



Skills That Affect Talent Acquisition Manager Salaries


Training Program Development
up arrow 6%

Full-Cycle Recruiting
up arrow 4%

Sourcing
up arrow 1%

Recruiting
0%

Branding
0%

National Average
$78,000

Employee Relations
up arrow 3%

People Management
up arrow 8%

Human Resources
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 100 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 80% employee benefits None: 8%
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