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Average Talent Acquisition Director Salary

$114,111
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$14,247
Bonus
$25,000
Commission
$5,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Talent Acquisition Director is $114,111.
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$73k
MEDIAN
$114k
90%
$158k
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$73k - $158k
Bonus
$4k - $31k
Profit Sharing
$2k - $16k
Commission
$15k - $27k
Total Pay
$76k - $176k
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What Do Talent Acquisition Directors Do?

Talent Acquisition Director Tasks
  • Work with managers to define talent needs, necessary skills, and preferred qualifications.
  • Evaluate and choose strategies for identifying and screening candidates and retaining staff.
  • Coach managers and talent team in hiring procedures and interview techniques.
  • Maintain a network of contacts to increase talent pool and provide referrals.

Job Satisfaction for Talent Acquisition Director

4.2 out of 5
(112)
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What Are Popular Skills for Talent Acquisition Directors?

Skills in Strategic Planning, People Management and Team Leadership are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Recruiting and Full-Cycle Recruiting.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Talent Acquisition Directors?

An early career Talent Acquisition Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $83,136 based on 56 salaries. A mid-career Talent Acquisition Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $103,212 based on 152 salaries. An experienced Talent Acquisition Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $121,316 based on 324 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $130,599.
Employees with Talent Acquisition Director in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 36.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (17.8% more) and New York, New York (15.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Indianapolis, Indiana (21.1% less) and Chicago, Illinois (10.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 705 survey responses.
Early Career
7.9%
Mid Career
21.6%
Experienced
46.0%
Late Career
24.5%