Average Talent Acquisition Specialist Salary

$56,635
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,011
Bonus
$9,938
Commission
$2,650
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Talent Acquisition Specialist is $56,635.
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$42k
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$57k
90%
$77k
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Bonus
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$487 - $10k
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What Do Talent Acquisition Specialists Do?

Talent Acquisition Specialist Tasks
  • Facilitate recruitment from defining skill needs to building the talent pool and hiring.
  • Document interactions, outreach, and screening results as well as staffing metrics.
  • Evaluate and screen potential hires, and assist them through the interview and hiring process.
  • Develop social media and event-based recruiting opportunities to identify applicants and secure referrals.

Job Satisfaction for Talent Acquisition Specialist

3.9 out of 5
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The top respondents for the job title Talent Acquisition Specialist are from the companies Northcentral University, Butterfly Effects and Percepta LLC. Reported salaries are highest at Slalom Consulting where the average pay is $60,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Northcentral University and Lowe's Home Improvement Inc., earning around $53,397 and $50,980, respectively. Boston Market Corporation pays the lowest at around $34,153. Percepta LLC and Randstad North America also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $48,535 and $49,444, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Talent Acquisition Specialists?

Skills in Full-Cycle Recruiting and Applicant Tracking System (ATS) Software are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Hiring, Sourcing and Recruiting.

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

An entry-level Talent Acquisition Specialist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $46,076 based on 122 salaries. An early career Talent Acquisition Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $53,645 based on 1,529 salaries. A mid-career Talent Acquisition Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $61,762 based on 706 salaries. An experienced Talent Acquisition Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $67,114 based on 276 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $69,640.
Employees with Talent Acquisition Specialist in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 15.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (12.7% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (12.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (1.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,720 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.5%
Early Career
56.2%
Mid Career
26.0%
Experienced
10.1%
Late Career
3.2%