Average Staffing Specialist Salary

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The average salary for a Staffing Specialist is $39,535.
MEDIAN $39,535
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$30k - $63k
$196 - $10k
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$490 - $10k
$721 - $29k
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$27k - $60k

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Job Description for Staffing Specialist

Staffing Specialist Tasks
  • Recruit, interview, evaluate, and assign staff to meet client organization needs.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve problems with staff, assignments, or client organizations.
  • Document and track metrics about satisfaction and quality.
  • Provide guidance and orientation to staff to prepare them for assignments.
  • Communicate with client organizations and build strong, long-term relationships.

Popular Employer Salaries for Staffing Specialist

The top respondents for the job title Staffing Specialist are from the companies Manpower Inc., Allegis Group and ManpowerGroup. Reported salaries are highest at Google, Inc. where the average pay is $83,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Amazon.com Inc and Allegis Group, earning around $75,000 and $46,518, respectively. Manpower Inc. pays the lowest at around $33,617. Hire Dynamics LLC and ManpowerGroup also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $37,250 and $41,985, respectively.

Career Paths

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Staffing Specialist
Human Resources (HR) Manager
Human Resources (HR) Generalist
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Staffing Specialist

Skills in Human Resources (HR) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Payroll Administration, Microsoft Office, Full-Cycle Recruiting and Recruiting.

Pay by Experience Level for Staffing Specialist

An entry-level Staffing Specialist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $34,975 based on 46 salaries. An early career Staffing Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $37,238 based on 395 salaries. A mid-career Staffing Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $45,742 based on 92 salaries. An experienced Staffing Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $47,500 based on 99 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $50,469.
Employees with Staffing Specialist in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 51.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Dallas, Texas (27.5% more) and Milwaukee, Wisconsin (11.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Columbia, South Carolina (21.7% less).

Years of Experience

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