Average Early-Career Talent Acquisition Specialist Salary

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The average salary for an Early-Career Talent Acquisition Specialist is $52,641.
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$40k - $69k
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$388 - $7k
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$37k - $71k

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Job Description for Talent Acquisition Specialist

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.
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 Butterfly Effects, earning around $53,059 and $50,623, respectively. Boston Market Corporation pays the lowest at around $34,153. LBMC and The McKinstry Company also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $44,050 and $49,102, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Talent Acquisition Specialist

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

Pay by Experience Level for Talent Acquisition Specialist

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 $45,166 based on 120 salaries. A mid-career Talent Acquisition Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $61,220 based on 719 salaries. An experienced Talent Acquisition Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $66,988 based on 315 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $71,354.
Employees with Talent Acquisition Specialist in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 18.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (10.7% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (10.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (2.4% less) and Los Angeles, California (2.0% less).

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