Average Talent Acquisition Specialist Salary in San Diego, California

$66,631
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,500
Bonus
$8,000
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The average salary for a Talent Acquisition Specialist in San Diego, California is $66,631.
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$57k
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$67k
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$83k
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MEDIAN $66,631
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Salary
$57k - $83k
Bonus
$1k - $5k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $8k
Total Pay
$40k - $82k

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Job Description for Talent Acquisition Specialist

Talent Acquisition Specialist Tasks
  • 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.
  • Facilitate recruitment from defining skill needs to building the talent pool and hiring.
  • Document interactions, outreach, and screening results as well as staffing metrics.

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Talent Acquisition Specialist
Human Resources (HR) Manager
Human Resources (HR) Business Partner
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Popular Skills for Talent Acquisition Specialist

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

Pay by Experience Level for Talent Acquisition Specialist

An early career Talent Acquisition Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $62,314 based on 23 salaries. A mid-career Talent Acquisition Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $69,670 based on 20 salaries. An experienced Talent Acquisition Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 6 salaries.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (17.0% less), Houston, Texas (16.5% less) and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (13.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 49 survey responses.
Early Career
46.9%
Mid Career
40.8%
Experienced
12.2%