How much does a Talent Acquisition Specialist I make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Talent Acquisition Specialist I in the United States is $31 as of April 24, 2024, but the range typically falls between $28 and $35. Hourly rate can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

Talent Acquisition Specialist I Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Hourly Pay Rate Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Talent Acquisition Specialist I Salary $25 US April 24, 2024
25th Percentile Talent Acquisition Specialist I Salary $28 US April 24, 2024
50th Percentile Talent Acquisition Specialist I Salary $31 US April 24, 2024
75th Percentile Talent Acquisition Specialist I Salary $35 US April 24, 2024
90th Percentile Talent Acquisition Specialist I Salary $39 US April 24, 2024
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What skills does a Talent Acquisition Specialist I need?

Each competency has five to ten behavioral assertions that can be observed, each with a corresponding performance level (from one to five) that is required for a particular job.

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Interviewing: The ability and process of conducting a conversation to gather information to facilitate all kinds of decision-making.

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Full-Cycle Recruiting: Full cycle recruiting, also referred to as end-to-end recruiting or full lifecycle recruiting, is a term used to describe the holistic recruitment process, often handled by a single recruiter.

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Advertising: Advertising is a marketing communication that employs an openly sponsored, non-personal message to promote or sell a product, service or idea.:465 Sponsors of advertising are typically businesses wishing to promote their products or services. Advertising is differentiated from public relations in that an advertiser pays for and has control over the message. It differs from personal selling in that the message is non-personal, i.e., not directed to a particular individual.:661,672 Advertising is communicated through various mass media, including traditional media such as newspapers, magazines, television, radio, outdoor advertising or direct mail; and new media such as search results, blogs, social media, websites or text messages. The actual presentation of the message in a medium is referred to as an advertisement, or "ad" or advert for short. Commercial ads often seek to generate increased consumption of their products or services through "branding", which associates a product name or image with certain qualities in the minds of consumers. On the other hand, ads that intend to elicit an immediate sale are known as direct-response advertising. Non-commercial entities that advertise more than consumer products or services include political parties, interest groups, religious organizations and governmental agencies. Non-profit organizations may use free modes of persuasion, such as a public service announcement. Advertising may also help to reassure employees or shareholders that a company is viable or successful.

Interviewing 4.22%
Full-Cycle Recruiting 1.9%
Advertising 0.94%
Others 92.94%

Job Description for Talent Acquisition Specialist I

Talent Acquisition Specialist I strategically and proactively sources passive and active candidates to build and maintain a quality talent pipeline for current and future workforce needs. Understands external labor market conditions. Being a Talent Acquisition Specialist I leverages effective, economical, and appropriate sources/channels and methods. Builds and maintains relationships with potential candidates, recruitment agencies, schools, and associations. Additionally, Talent Acquisition Specialist I reviews resumes and contacts candidates to ascertain fit and interest and refers to hiring managers as appropriate. Extends offers and negotiates compensation. May participate in onboarding and facilitate new employee orientation. May require a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Talent Acquisition Specialist I work is closely managed. Works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. To be a Talent Acquisition Specialist I typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. (Copyright 2024 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Career Path for Talent Acquisition Specialist I

A career path is a sequence of jobs that leads to your short- and long-term career goals. Some follow a linear career path within one field, while others change fields periodically to achieve career or personal goals.

For Talent Acquisition Specialist I, the first career path typically progresses to Executive Recruiter.

The second career path typically progresses to Campus Recruiter.

The third career path typically progresses to Legal Recruiter.

Additionally, the fourth career path typically starts with a Physician Recruiter position, and then progresses to Physician Recruitment Director.

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Talent Acquisition Specialist I salary varies from city to city. Compared with national average salary of Talent Acquisition Specialist I, the highest Talent Acquisition Specialist I salary is in San Francisco, CA, where the Talent Acquisition Specialist I salary is 25.0% above. The lowest Talent Acquisition Specialist I salary is in Miami, FL, where the Talent Acquisition Specialist I salary is 3.5% lower than national average salary.

City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
-3.5%
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 4.9%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.1%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 16.8%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-1.3%

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