Campus Recruiters in the United States take home an average $56K per year. Location and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The vast majority (87 percent) of Campus Recruiters who took the survey are female. Almost all enjoy medical and dental coverage in this occupation, and a large number get vision benefits. Work is enjoyable for Campus Recruiters, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$34,884 - $73,408
(Median)
$35K
$56K
$73K
MEDIAN: $55,500
10%
50%
90%

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$10.67 - $25.91
(Median)
$11
$20
$26
MEDIAN: $19.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$34,884 - $73,408  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,174  
Profit Sharing
$1,965  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$35,262 - $76,518  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 177
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$10.67 - $25.91  
   
Overtime
$17.05 - $49.91  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,174  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,965  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$35,262 - $76,518  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 15
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Job Description for Campus Recruiter

A campus recruiter generally works for a company and visits various universities to "discover talent," so to speak, and recruit students for work. The campus recruiter creates relationships with these universities and serves as a representative of his/her company, and also creates and implements marketing plans. These plans may involve interacting with student organizations and career services departments.

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Campus Recruiter Tasks

  • Make presentations and portray the organization positively during informal and formal events.
  • Liaise with colleges, universities, partners and recruitment staff to build relationships.
  • Visit campuses, review resumes, interview candidates and select top talent.
  • Maintain and update online presence, including following up on strong candidates.

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Popular Skills for Campus Recruiter


Survey results suggest that Campus Recruiters use a fairly large toolkit of professional skills. Most notably, facility with Program Management, Event Management, and Human Resources are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 24 percent, 22 percent, and 15 percent, respectively. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Oral / Verbal Communication and Customer Relationship Management. It is not unusual for someone who knows Full-Cycle Recruiting to be familiar with Recruiting as well.

Campus Recruiter Reviews

What is it like working as a Campus Recruiter?

Campus Recruiter in Chicago:
"Exciting, Refreshing And Ever Changing."
Pros: I enjoy connecting with young hopefuls about a great company where they can grow and engage in thought leadership that will shape out future.
Cons: Processes.

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Experience Affects Campus Recruiter Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$56,000


Experienced
up arrow 11%

Skills That Affect Campus Recruiter Salaries

Program Management
up arrow 24%

Event Management
up arrow 22%

Human Resources
up arrow 15%

Full-Cycle Recruiting
up arrow 10%

Sourcing
up arrow 10%


Event Planning
up arrow 2%

National Average
$56,000

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 4%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
71%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
4%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
medical benefits
Vision: 80%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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