Campus Recruiter Salary

Campus Recruiters in the United States can expect wages of $55K annually on average. Cash earnings for Campus Recruiters — including $12K in bonuses and $3K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $36K to $77K depending on individual performance. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. For the most part, Campus Recruiters enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical and dental benefits are awarded to nearly all, and a strong majority earn vision coverage. Women account for the majority of Campus Recruiters who took the survey — 89 percent to be exact. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$34,360 - $73,528
(Median)
$34K
$55K
$74K
MEDIAN: $54,528
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50%
90%

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$15.72 - $40.29
(Median)
$16
$24
$40
MEDIAN: $23.00
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90%

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National Salary 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$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$34,360 - $73,528  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,878  
Profit Sharing
$494.93 - $3,056  
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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$35,675 - $77,467  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 227
National Hourly Rate 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$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$15.72 - $40.29  
   
Overtime
$27.00  
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$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,878  
   
Profit Sharing
$494.93 - $3,056  
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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$35,675 - $77,467  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 19
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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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Survey results show that Campus Recruiters use a fair number of 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. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Oral / Verbal Communication. Aptitude in Customer Relationship Management tends to also indicate an understanding of Recruiting.

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 10%

Experienced
up arrow 7%

National Average
$56,000


Skills That Affect Campus Recruiter Salaries

Program Management
up arrow 24%

Event Management
up arrow 22%

Human Resources
up arrow 15%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 7%


Full-Cycle Recruiting
up arrow 6%

Event Planning
0%

National Average
$56,000

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
64%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 89%
medical benefits
Vision: 75%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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