Campus Recruiter Salary

Most Campus Recruiters in the United States are women. The median pay for people in this role is approximately $54K annually. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Medical and dental benefits are awarded to nearly all, and a strong majority earn vision coverage. The majority of Campus Recruiters claim high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$33,899 - $73,786
(Median)
$34K
$54K
$74K
MEDIAN: $54,222
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50%
90%

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$10.30 - $39.93
(Median)
$10
$25
$40
MEDIAN: $24.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$33,899 - $73,786  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,213  
Profit Sharing
$550 - $2,966  
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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$34,608 - $76,995  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 178
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$10.30 - $39.93  
   
Overtime
$16.82 - $37.17  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,213  
   
Profit Sharing
$550 - $2,966  
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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$34,608 - $76,995  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 13
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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 who responded to the survey report just a handful of professional skills. Most notably, facility with Program Management, Recruiting, and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 25 percent, 9 percent, and 8 percent, respectively. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Oral / Verbal Communication.

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 11%

Experienced
up arrow 4%

National Average
$55,000


Skills That Affect Campus Recruiter Salaries

Program Management
up arrow 25%


Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 8%

Full-Cycle Recruiting
up arrow 4%

National Average
$55,000

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 89%
vision benefits Vision: 73% employee benefits None: 6%
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