Talent Director Salary

Talent Directors in the United States are often veterans in their line of work, with just under three-fifths bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $90K per year on average but can range from $45K to $148K per year. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Women make up the vast majority of Talent Directors (81 percent) who answered the questionnaire. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$45,615 - $148,625
$46K
$89K
$150K
MEDIAN: $88,575
10%
50%
90%

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$15.85 - $50.00
$25
MEDIAN: $25.00
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$0$148K
Salary $45,615 - $148,625
Bonus $1,939 - $15,765
Profit Sharing $3,475
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$40,715 - $147,533
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 41
Hourly Data $0$50
Hourly Rate $25.00
Overtime $37.50
Annual Data $0$147K
Bonus $1,939 - $15,765
Profit Sharing $3,475
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$40,715 - $147,533
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 5

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Job Description for Talent Director

Talent directors serve an upper-management position within HR (human resources) to create a work environment aligned with their organization's goals, as well as recruit and retain highly effective employees and manage other members of the recruiting department. They work primarily in an office, but may travel to different offices or sites depending on the company's needs.

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Talent Director Tasks

  • Interview, audition and hire performers to fill various roles.
  • Match specific talent types to appropriate roles for motion picture, radio, theatre and other entertainment.
  • Liaise between actors, directors and agents to negotiate contracts, set appointments and hold auditions.
  • Lead talent management strategy to ensure talent is developed to and reaches its full potential.

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Pay by Experience Level for Talent Director

Pay by Experience for a Talent Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Talent Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 15 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Talent Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $91,000 based on 20 salaries. An experienced Talent Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $127,000 based on 30 salaries. A Talent Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $149,000 based on 7 salaries.

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Key Stats for Talent Director

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
22%
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Experience Affects Talent Director Salaries

Late-Career
▲69%

Experienced
▲44%

Mid-Career
▲4%

National Average
$88,000

Entry-Level
▼24%

Skills That Affect Talent Director Salaries

Organizational Development
▲64%

National Average
$88,000

Human Resources
▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 11%
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