Who decides salary? Hiring Manager or HR/Recruiter?

Nokia mno
Jul 16, 2018 6 Comments

Wondering who has final say in Salary ? Hiring manager or HR?
Does HR goes back n forth to hiring manager when negotiatiin happens?

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  • Oscar / Eng
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    Always manager. Manager has headcount and budget... HR/recruiter has no shit say. They might try to talk you down though. But in a lot of many companies, managers have to send offer to VP/SVP for final approval since finance needs their signature.
    Jul 16, 2018 0
  • New / Eng
    hzFR57

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    There is a salary range set before the position is posted and usually have to approved by VP/ who ever owns the cost center. If the candidate demands more and they are willing, again same level of approvals might be needed. Recruiters are just BS
    Jul 16, 2018 0
  • Facebook ejgskrhwpd
    depends on which company
    Jul 16, 2018 0
  • USI Holding RGIt00
    Usually hiring manager or department leader... Recruiter will always try to talk you up to a higher comp (to have a better likelihood of closing the candidate, and therefore closing the position)
    Jul 16, 2018 0
  • Amgen / Eng Cldseeking
    Hiring manager within company/department budget range for position
    Jul 16, 2018 0
  • Airbnb bunny88888
    Neither. It’s a constant discussion between hiring manager/recruiter/compensation/HR business partner to ensure internal parity and stay within predetermined compensation bands. It’s more complicated than how you make it out to be.
    Mar 8 0