Average Talent Acquisition Managers in the United States make around $77K per year. With some bonuses approaching $20K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $15K, overall incomes of Talent Acquisition Managers spread between $49K and $120K depending on individual performance. Geographic location and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Almost all enjoy medical and dental coverage in this occupation, and a large number get vision benefits. Female Talent Acquisition Managers survey participants are more prevalent than men — 68 percent of professionals. Job satisfaction for Talent Acquisition Managers is high. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$48,819 - $111,158
(Median)
$49K
$77K
$110K
MEDIAN: $77,376
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$12.26 - $54.94
(Median)
$12
$25
$55
MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$48,819 - $111,158  
   
Bonus
$1,313 - $19,569  
Profit Sharing
$206.08 - $15,050  
Commission
$-0.50 - $31,996  
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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$49,283 - $119,644  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 695
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$12.26 - $54.94  
   
Overtime
$52.50  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,313 - $19,569  
   
Commission
$-0.50 - $31,996  
Profit Sharing
$206.08 - $15,050  
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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$49,283 - $119,644  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 20
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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 seem to wield many skills on the job. Most notably, facility with Process Improvement, People Management, and Strategic Planning are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 36 percent, 8 percent, and 7 percent, respectively. Those listing Training Program Development as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Project Management and Operations Management also typically command lower compensation. Most people skilled in Full-Cycle Recruiting are similarly competent in Strategic Planning and Recruiting. The majority of those who know Sourcing also know Recruiting.

Pay by Experience Level for Talent Acquisition Manager

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


Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $61K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $83K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $96K in this role. Survey participants with more than twenty years of experience only make around $93K on average, though; this group reports a lower median than the one claimed by mid-career individuals.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $80,890

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

Phoenix is home to an above-average pay rate for Talent Acquisition Managers, 33 percent higher than the national average. Talent Acquisition Managers will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+22 percent), Philadelphia (+16 percent), Atlanta (+15 percent), and Seattle (+14 percent). In Chicago, salaries are 11 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market. Cincinnati and Washington are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 9 percent lower and 7 percent lower, respectively.

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
$81,000


Skills That Affect Talent Acquisition Manager Salaries

Process Improvement
up arrow 36%





Sourcing
up arrow 1%

National Average
$81,000

Recruiting
up arrow 1%

Human Resources
up arrow 1%

Applicant Tracking System (ATS) Software
up arrow 2%

Training
up arrow 6%


Operations Management
up arrow 10%

Project Management
up arrow 23%

Training Program Development
up arrow 25%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 131 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
medical benefits
Vision: 81%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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