The average salary for a Mid-Career Talent Acquisition Specialist is $61,119.
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Job Description for Talent Acquisition Specialist
The talent acquisition specialist has the role and task of recruiting talented new employees to a given company. This job requires the individual to have excellent communication skills. The primary responsibility of a talent acquisition specialist is screening, sourcing, interviewing, and determining the ideal candidate for a position in their company. The specialist may also have the responsibility of creating a recruiting policy for the company. The job is generally indoors, where the majority…Read more
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 Full-Cycle Recruiting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Hiring, Sourcing, Recruiting and Applicant Tracking System (ATS) Software.
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 $44,802 based on 118 salaries. An early career Talent Acquisition Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $52,464 based on 1,605 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.
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Employees with Talent Acquisition Specialist in their job title in San Diego, California earn an average of 14.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (12.7% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (10.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Austin, Texas (2.9% less).
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