The average College Recruiter in the United States earns approximately $43K annually. Most enjoy medical while a majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. The majority of College Recruiters (66 percent) who took the survey are female. Job satisfaction for College Recruiters is high. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$29,882 - $63,693
$30K
$43K
$64K
MEDIAN: $42,566
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$16.00 - $31.00
$19
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$29,882 - $63,693  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,946  
Profit Sharing
$3,500  
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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$29,891 - $66,886  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 70
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$19.00  
   
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$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,946  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,500  
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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$29,891 - $66,886  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5

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Job Description for College Recruiter

College recruiters are tasked with increasing enrollment at a college by marketing, such as direct mail and fairs, as well as reaching students with exceptional academic or athletic skills and increasing the general volume of students in a variety of ways. They may also read through applications and leads to find suitable students.

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College Recruiter Tasks

  • Surface candidates and develop networks to ensure constant flow of qualified candidates using web-based tools, agencies and recruiting contractors.
  • Assist press operator in set up and operation of press run.
  • Write and maintain technical marketing tools such as product support documentation, FAQs, and field training content.
  • Work closely with various departments to drive product design, development, marketing, and launch processes.
  • Engage with customers and prospects to support their technical needs.

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Key Stats for College Recruiter

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
061
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
1%
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Experience Affects College Recruiter Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 22%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

National Average
$42,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Skills That Affect College Recruiter Salaries

Recruiting
up arrow 41%

Sales
up arrow 8%

National Average
$42,000

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 4%

Public Speaking
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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