Campus Recruiter Salary

Campus Recruiters in the United States can expect to earn an average of $59K per year. Geographic location and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Women make up the vast majority of Campus Recruiters (87 percent) who answered the questionnaire. Most Campus Recruiters like their work and job satisfaction is high. A large number claim medical and dental insurance and most get vision coverage. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$36,037 - $74,946
$36K
$59K
$75K
MEDIAN: $58,529
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50%
90%

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$10.93 - $30.81
$11
$20
$31
MEDIAN: $19.76
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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
$36,037 - $74,946  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,863  
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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$35,646 - $77,027  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 167
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$10.93 - $30.81  
   
Overtime
$20.43 - $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 - $9,863  
   
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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$35,646 - $77,027  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 18

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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


Survey results show that Campus Recruiters use a fair number of skills. Most notably, skills in Program Management, Event Management, Human Resources, and Full-Cycle Recruiting are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 8 percent and 17 percent. Skills that pay less than market rate include Oral / Verbal Communication, Customer Relationship Management, and Event Planning. Those with knowledge of Full-Cycle Recruiting tend to be skilled in 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
87 %
Male
13 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
3%
20 years or more
1%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Campus Recruiter Salaries

Mid-Career
▲1%

National Average
$59,000

▼6%

Experienced
▼15%

Skills That Affect Campus Recruiter Salaries

Program Management
▲17%

Event Management
▲14%

Human Resources
▲8%

Full-Cycle Recruiting
▲3%

Sourcing
▲1%

▼0%

National Average
$59,000

Event Planning
▼5%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▼10%

Oral / Verbal Communication
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
3%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 81%
no benefits
None: 7%
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