Entry-Level Talent Acquisition Specialist Salary

Entry-Level Talent Acquisition Specialists can expect to earn an average of $50K annually. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing, each hitting highs of $10K, total cash payment to Entry-Level Talent Acquisition Specialists can bottom out at $35K or peak near $69K. Most receive medical and dental insurance and a strong majority get vision insurance. Most Entry-Level Talent Acquisition Specialists survey respondents are women (75 percent). Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$36,241 - $67,608
$36K
$50K
$68K
MEDIAN: $50,410
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50%
90%

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$13.71 - $26.35
$14
$20
$26
MEDIAN: $19.68
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$36,241 - $67,608  
   
Bonus
$510 - $10,011  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $9,863  
Commission
$8,250  
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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$35,340 - $69,261  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 660
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.71 - $26.35  
   
Overtime
$18.27 - $39.14  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$510 - $10,011  
   
Commission
$8,250  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $9,863  
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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$35,340 - $69,261  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 165
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $49,858

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For Entry-Level Talent Acquisition Specialists, busy Denver offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 29 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Talent Acquisition Specialists can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+24 percent), Washington (+15 percent), Philadelphia (+12 percent), and Boston (+12 percent). The lowest-paying market is Tampa, which sits 16 percent below the national average. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are St. Louis (16 percent less) and Dallas (10 percent less).

Key Stats for Talent Acquisition Specialist

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 134 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
17%
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Skills That Affect Talent Acquisition Specialist Salaries

Benefits & Compensation
▲7%


▲3%

Training
▲3%

▲2%

Employee Relations
▲1%

Applicant Tracking System (ATS) Software
▼0%

Human Resources
▼0%

National Average
$50,000

▼2%

Applicant Tracking System (ATS)
▼5%

Project Management
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 134 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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