PLACEMENT SPECIALIST SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$69,000
$38,000
Min 10%
$69,000
Median 50%
$124,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
DaVita
Highest Paying City
Seattle, WA
Highest Paying State
North Dakota
Average Experience Level
2.1 years
How much does a placement specialist make?
The national average salary for a Placement Specialist in the United States is $69,200 per year or $33.27 per hour. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $38,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $125,000. The most abundant employment opportunities for Placement Specialists are in Construction companies and Professional companies. The best states for high paying Placement Specialist jobs are North Dakota, Minnesota, Maryland, Washington, and Delaware. Most Placement Specialists spend 2.1 years in the position.

Average Placement Specialist Salary By Company

Placement Specialist jobs offer good job security, but the wages reported in some industries are higher than others. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Placement Specialists are Construction companies and Professional companies. DaVita and Northern Tool & Equipment Catalog Company Inc. are the best paying companies for Placement Specialists. Companies like 2U and The Marsh also report very competitive wages for Placement Specialists.

Average Placement Specialist Salary By Location

Placement Specialists in the United States of America make on average $69,200 a year or $33.27 per hour. Placement Specialists make the most in Seattle, WA at about $69,734 per year. Not only that, Seattle, WA also has an average entry-level salary of $38,000. Some of the states with the best Placement Specialist salaries are North Dakota, Minnesota, Maryland, Washington, Delaware, District of Columbia, and New Jersey. Arizona, New Mexico, Wyoming, Nevada, and Utah have the lowest reported salaries for Placement Specialists.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Seattle, WA
$69,734
2
San Francisco, CA
$69,383
3
Columbia, MD
$68,262
4
Piscataway, NJ
$67,793
5
New York, NY
$67,567

Average Placement Specialist Salary By Industry

Wages for Placement Specialists can differ based on the industry they work in. Our data shows that Transportation companies, Health Care companies, and Media companies tend to have the highest salaries for Placement Specialists. Salaries for Placement Specialists in Transportation companies average $77,293 annually, while Health Care companies and Media companies pay $76,985 and $70,473, respectively. The types of companies that pay Placement Specialists the least are in the Professional industry, where the average annual salary is $64,865.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Transportation
$77,293
2
Health Care
$76,985
3
Media
$70,473
4
Professional
$64,865

RECENTLY ADDED Placement Specialist SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Placement Specialist
10/28/2019
$40,000
State of Florida
Placement Specialist
10/22/2019
$32,697
University of Texas at Austin
Placement Specialist
10/09/2019
$40,000
State of Florida
Placement Specialist
09/21/2019
$32,697
West Chester University of Pa
Placement Specialist
09/21/2019
$48,118
Washington State
Placement Specialist
08/27/2019
$49,932
Girl Scouts Diamonds
Placement Specialist
08/15/2019
$29,600
Placement Specialist
08/14/2019
$37,500
Challenge Unlimited
Placement Specialist
08/06/2019
$29,218
08/01/2019
$45,956
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