Campus Recruiter Salary

Campus Recruiters in the United States can expect to earn an average of $55K per year. 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 and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Women make up the vast majority of Campus Recruiters (89 percent) who answered the questionnaire. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Almost all enjoy medical and dental coverage in this occupation, and a fair number get vision benefits. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale 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 (?
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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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Campus Recruiters report using a pretty varied skill set on the job. 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. Recruiting is a skill commonly found among those who know Customer Relationship Management.

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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