A Talent Acquisition Specialist earns an average salary of $52,218 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
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$38,082 - $75,846
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$76K
MEDIAN: $52,218
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$13.57 - $27.92
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$38,082 - $75,846  
   
Bonus
$498.76 - $10,393  
Profit Sharing
$9.79 - $9,933  
Commission
$6,000  
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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$36,185 - $77,377  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 925
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.57 - $27.92  
   
Overtime
$18.63 - $41.44  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$498.76 - $10,393  
   
Commission
$6,000  
Profit Sharing
$9.79 - $9,933  
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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$36,185 - $77,377  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 190
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Job Description for Talent Acquisition Specialist

The talent acquisition specialist has the role and task of recruiting talented new employees to a given company. This job requires the individual to have excellent communication skills. The primary responsibility of a talent acquisition specialist is screening, sourcing, interviewing, and determining the ideal candidate for a position in their company. The specialist may also have the responsibility of creating a recruiting policy for the company. The job is generally indoors, where the majority of time is spent making phone calls or doing internet research to try to find potential candidates. Relationships are built with employment agencies and professional associations, as they will be able to resource these contacts when doing the recruitment process. You will generally find talent acquisition specialists in high-demand industries where having the best talent is important. People who have this job interact and liaise with human resources, operations, and other departments that are responsible for new candidate hires. As a whole, talent acquisition specialists will report to a manager who will give them guidelines regarding what they are looking for. They generally work on their own, and subsequently it is important for them to take initiative.

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Talent Acquisition Specialist Tasks

  • Evaluate and screen potential hires, and assist them through the interview and hiring process.
  • Develop social media and event-based recruiting opportunities to identify applicants and secure referrals.
  • Facilitate recruitment from defining skill needs to building the talent pool and hiring.
  • Document interactions, outreach, and screening results as well as staffing metrics.

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $51,744

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What is it like working as a Talent Acquisition Specialist?

Talent Acquisition Specialist in kentucky:
Pros: Working with a team of individuals who recognize the importance of focusing on developing one another in order to achieve our collective goals.
Cons: The limitations in scope of work.

Talent Acquisition Specialist in Los Angeles:
"I enjoy it but it is a lot of work."
Pros: I enjoy the task of helping other find careers. I like speaking with individuals and coaching them in the right direction. I also like the search through various sources to find that right candidate to interview. I also think the perks of what I am currently doing will help me get to where I want to be financially in the future.
Cons: Currently where I am at we are putting in place new process and procedures that myself and my manager are developing, testing and monitoring. We track the analytics of the process as well as wear multiple hats. I will monitor the brand as well as the social media presence and that is in addition to high turnover at our locations nationally. We also offer the least amount of incentives and compensation and lack of appeal visually at our locations as well as no additional benefits.

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Experience Affects Talent Acquisition Specialist Salaries




National Average
$52,000


Skills That Affect Talent Acquisition Specialist Salaries


Sourcing
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Training
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Hiring
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Benefits & Compensation
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Applicant Tracking System (ATS) Software
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National Average
$52,000

Recruiting
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Human Resources
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Employee Relations
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Applicant Tracking System (ATS)
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Project Management
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Interviewing
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onboarding
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Microsoft Excel
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Customer Service
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 175 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
medical benefits
Vision: 74%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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