Campus Recruiter Salary

An average Campus Recruiter in the United States can expect to take home roughly $56K per year. Geographic location and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical and dental coverage is claimed by a large number, and most earn vision coverage. The vast majority of Campus Recruiters (89 percent) who responded to the survey are women. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$35,550 - $72,892
$36K
$56K
$73K
MEDIAN: $56,032
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50%
90%

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$10.85 - $31.02
$11
$20
$31
MEDIAN: $19.89
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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
$35,550 - $72,892  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,983  
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
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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$35,463 - $75,692  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 179
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$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$10.85 - $31.02  
   
Overtime
$17.18 - $49.52  
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 - $9,983  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
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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$35,463 - $75,692  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 17

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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

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

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Popular Skills for Campus Recruiter


Campus Recruiters report using a diverse set of skills 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 22 percent, 20 percent, and 13 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

Q: 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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Key Stats for Campus Recruiter

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
4%
20 years or more
1%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Campus Recruiter Salaries

Mid-Career
▲6%

National Average
$56,000

▼1%

Experienced
▼11%

Skills That Affect Campus Recruiter Salaries

Program Management
▲22%

Event Management
▲20%

Human Resources
▲13%

Full-Cycle Recruiting
▲8%

Sourcing
▲7%

▲5%

National Average
$56,000

Event Planning
▼1%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▼5%

Oral / Verbal Communication
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
4%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 81%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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