Average Entry-Level Talent Acquisition Specialist Salary

$45,166
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,896
Bonus
$7,500
Commission
$2,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Talent Acquisition Specialist is $45,166.
10%
$34k
MEDIAN
$45k
90%
$57k
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Salary
$34k - $57k
Bonus
$493 - $8k
Profit Sharing
$2k - $7k
Commission
$0 - $8k
Total Pay
$31k - $57k

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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.

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Popular Skills for Talent Acquisition Specialist

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

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 $52,641 based on 1,616 salaries. A mid-career Talent Acquisition Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $61,119 based on 705 salaries. An experienced Talent Acquisition Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $66,193 based on 315 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $71,354.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,724 survey responses.
Early Career
59.3%
Mid Career
25.9%
Experienced
11.6%
Late Career
3.2%