$109,654
Avg. Salary
$42.50
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$14,788

Bonus

$3,561

Profit Sharing

$8,139

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Talent Acquisition Director is $42.50 per hour.

The average pay for a Talent Acquisition Director is $109,654 per year.

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$11.07
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$42.50
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$99.33
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MEDIAN $42.50
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$72k
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$155k
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MEDIAN $109,654
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MEDIAN: $109,654
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$0$174K
Salary $72,307 - $155,337
Bonus $4,843 - $31,147
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $33,935
Commission $8,139
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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$74,347 - $174,481
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 747
Hourly Data $0$99
Hourly Rate $11.07 - $99.33
Overtime $24.00
Annual Data $0$174K
Bonus $4,843 - $31,147
Commission $8,139
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $33,935
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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$74,347 - $174,481
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 10

Job Description

The primary role of talent acquisition directors is to manage the hiring process and find qualified recruits to fill organizational vacancies. These directors must be able to use various sources to find new applicants, such as job-search websites and job fairs. They must also sort through applications and information from potential hires. Talent acquisition directors participate in at least part of the recruitment process, including by interviewing and negotiating with candidates; they also help optimize hiring policies. Other tasks performed by talent acquisition directors include participating in meetings related to hiring strategies and training other members of the hiring team.

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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.

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Pay by Experience Level

Pay by Experience for a Talent Acquisition Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Talent Acquisition Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $83,000 based on 44 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Talent Acquisition Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $100,000 based on 108 salaries. An experienced Talent Acquisition Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $133,000 based on 220 salaries. A Talent Acquisition Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $130,000 based on 75 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

16%

11%

4%

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-11%

-15%

National Average: $116,586

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Job Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Talent Acquisition Director?

Talent Acquisition Director in Indianapolis:
"Abundance of Opportunities in HealthCare."
Pros: Variety of Activities and Entertainment
Cons: Weather, no beaches close by

Talent Acquisition Director in Houston:
"Great cost of living."
Pros: Cost of living mainly and the commute is not too bad.
Cons: Oil companies are clickish and filled with apathy and mediocrity.

Talent Acquisition Director in San Francisco:
"Passion ad Knowledge is all it takes."
Work in an industry that you thoroughly know and don't waiver.

Talent Acquisition Director in Seattle:
"Foot In The Door."
It's hard to get your foot in the door in HR and having a degree in HR helps that. I have found that my business degree (undergrad) with an emphasis in finance has helped me at the higher levels in HR with the business acumen.

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Female
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Male
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Less than 1 year
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1-4 years
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5-9 years
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10-19 years
49%
20 years or more
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How Experience Affects Salaries

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National Average
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How Skills Affect Salaries

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▲19%



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National Average
$117,000

Applicant Tracking System (ATS)
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 136 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
49%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 80%
no benefits
None: 9%