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Job Description of a Retention Coordinator

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A retention coordinator is a human resources professional who oversees and promotes employee relations programs to retain employees.


Educational requirements include a bachelor's degree in human resources, business or a related discipline.


Most employers require at least three years of experience in employee relations or related experience, and good understanding of recruiting and other human resources functions.


Overseeing and promoting employee relations includes surveying, analyzing and reviewing employees to find areas for employee retention improvement, promoting employee benefit programs, and managing new services and programs to attract new employees and retain current employees.

Other Responsibilities

These professionals often work closely with recruiting staff to develop pre-employment personality assessments to assist in finding candidates who match the organizational culture.

Human Resources Managers salary

  • Top 10% Annual Salary: More than $208,000 ($100/hour)
  • Median Annual Salary: $121,220 ($58.28/hour)
  • Bottom 10% Annual Salary: Less than $71,180 ($34.22/hour)

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