Entry-Level Talent Acquisition Specialist Salary

The average Entry-Level Talent Acquisition Specialist can expect to rake in roughly $51K annually. With some bonuses and profit sharing proceeds approaching $10K each, total incomes of Entry-Level Talent Acquisition Specialists generally range from $36K to $70K depending on individual performance. Most Entry-Level Talent Acquisition Specialists report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical and dental coverage is claimed by most, and a strong majority earn vision coverage. Most Entry-Level Talent Acquisition Specialists survey respondents are women (75 percent). The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$36,648 - $68,148
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$51K
$68K
MEDIAN: $50,709
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$14.25 - $27.93
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National Salary 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$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$36,648 - $68,148  
   
Bonus
$960 - $9,972  
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $9,696  
Commission
$6,500  
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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$35,682 - $70,285  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 708
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.25 - $27.93  
   
Overtime
$20.16 - $40.71  
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$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$960 - $9,972  
   
Commission
$6,500  
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $9,696  
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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$35,682 - $70,285  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 180

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $50,385

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For Entry-Level Talent Acquisition Specialists, busy Denver offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 28 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Talent Acquisition Specialists can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+23 percent), Washington (+14 percent), Philadelphia (+11 percent), and Boston (+10 percent). Falling short of the national average by 17 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Tampa. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include St. Louis (17 percent lower) and Dallas (11 percent lower).

Key Stats for Talent Acquisition Specialist

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 153 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
17%
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Skills That Affect Talent Acquisition Specialist Salaries

Benefits & Compensation
▲6%


▲2%

▲1%

Training
▲1%

Employee Relations
▼0%

National Average
$50,000

Applicant Tracking System (ATS) Software
▼1%

Human Resources
▼1%

▼3%

Applicant Tracking System (ATS)
▼6%

Project Management
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 153 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 76%
no benefits
None: 13%
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