How to Hire a Scheduler

Does your growing business need a scheduler? Schedulers may not seem like they have important jobs, but they play critical roles in helping businesses operate to maximum efficiency, all the while keeping things organized.

Here are some tips to help you find great scheduler candidates and make the right hire for your business.

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Schedulers search for Jobs on Indeed*

1,100,878

job seekers clicked on scheduler jobs

40,614

resumes from job seekers with scheduler experience on Indeed

6,573

scheduler jobs that received clicks

Salary Information

  • Common wage in US: $14.81 hourly
  • Typical wages range from $7.25$38.05 hourly
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Common
$7.25
$38.05

*Indeed data (US) – Jan 2019

Why hire a Scheduler?

Hiring a scheduler is beneficial for companies of all sizes, particularly if there are a lot of moving parts and frequent meetings and events.

• Maintain detailed calendars
• Communicate obligations to necessary participants
• Oversee obligations are met

Skills to look for in a great Scheduler

A great scheduler candidate will have the following skills and attributes as well as work experience that reflects:

• Associate’s degree
• Familiarity with scheduling software
• Organizational skills
• Attention to detail
• Communication skills
• Collaborative nature

Writing a Scheduler job description

A thoughtful description is important to finding qualified Scheduler candidates. A Scheduler job description includes a compelling summary of the role, detailed list of duties and responsibilities, and the required and preferred skills for the position.

Consider including keywords that job seekers are using to search for Scheduler jobs, such as:

• Scheduling assistant
• Receptionist
• Assistant

Interviewing Scheduler candidates

Strong candidates for scheduler positions will be confident answering questions regarding:

• Maintaining a schedule with efficiency
• Adapting schedules as necessary
• Communication strategies with busy professionals

See our list of interview questions for more examples.

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